The video-on-demand service Viu is back with the third season of its marquee cricketing property ‘What the Duck’. The platform is bringing back the series for a third season where 20 legendary cricketers will unveil some of their unheard life stories.
This third season will see Vikram Sathaye host 20 legendary cricketers on the show spanning 10 episodes. On each 15-minute episode, two cricketers will be seen together, engaging in a playful banter with Vikram Sathaye. The cricket duos on the show include Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Michael Clarke and Brad Hogg, Mohammad Kaif and Harbhajan Singh, AB Devilliers and Jonty Rhodes, Ravichandran Ashwin and KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane and many more, who will share fun moments and interesting trivia on and off the field. The 10 episodes of ‘What The Duck 3’ will go live on Viu and YouTube in May.
Viu has also released 35 episodes of short-form comedy content on cricket titled ‘What The Duck Googlies’. The show revolves around four popular stand-up comedians – Vikram Sathaye, Anirban Dasgupta, Saurav Mehta, and Sidharth Dudeja – giving their comic spin on all the current and trending topics in cricket.
Vishal Maheshwari, Country Head, Viu India, said, “Cricket and comedy are two things that connect most Indians together. Riding on the success of the first two seasons, we have decided to double the madness and triple the fun with season 3. We are also happy to partner with YouTube, which will help us increase the reach of our popular show to a larger audience.”