ESPNcricinfo is adding to the cricket fervour this Indian Premier League (IPL) with an unparalleled bouquet of content covering every aspect of all the games along with new, fun and exclusive original video programming to bring the game closer to Indian fans.
ESPNcricinfo will offer its flagship game around the game programming through ‘Match Day T20’ featuring comprehensive opinions, analysis and insights. The show will see Brad Hogg, Ajit Agarkar and Sanjay Bangar. Besides this, there will be other shows like Runorder with Cyrus Broacha, Both Ends with Raunak Kapoor and On The Road with Melinda Farell and Arya Yuyutsu. The videos can be accessed on www.espncricinfo.com/ipl2017videos.
In addition, ESPNcricinfo’s coverage of the IPL will include comprehensive updates of the match through scores and stats, news, match reports and special features including The IPL Top 10, ESPNcricinfo’s all-time IPL XI, The Weekly IPL list, The Play-a-like challenge and the fifth season of the popular CricIQ quiz among others.
Sambit Bal, Editor-in-chief, ESPNcricinfo, India and South Asia, said, “This year’s IPL auction has already given us a series of surprises, and continues to look more promising by the day. With credible voices, lot of laughs, strong opinions, sharp insights and the strengths of a global network, we are thrilled to bring millions of Indian fans the very best coverage of the IPL and we’re excited to have an insightful expert like Brad Hogg help us do that.”
Ramesh Kumar, Vice-President and Head, ESPN, India and South Asia, said, “ESPNcricinfo’s comprehensive coverage of all things cricket across platforms reflect our endeavour of serving our fans anywhere, anytime. The content line-up for this season strives to provide an unparalleled experience, offering our millions of fans a mix of both a serious and lighter side of the tournament. With video consumption growing steadily in the last 18 months, we have especially beefed up our original video content offerings for all kinds of fans this season. We have lined up over a dozen premium sponsors for this season who see value in associating with this most comprehensive digital coverage beyond just score updates as done by most players in the market.”