As cricket fans across the world await the clash between two arch-rivals India and Pakistan in the upcoming Asia Cup, News18 India has lined up special programming ‘Yahan Ke Hum Sikander’ for its viewers. The channel has partnered with Pakistani news channel GNN to catch the battle from the cricket ground.
With an aim to capture all the thrill and excitement of the game, News18 India will present unique joint shows with GNN. Journalists from both channels will be joined by former cricketers who will not only share their expertise and analysis but also memories of the previous clashes.
The channel’s popular show ‘Lapete Mein Netaji’ was already telecast on September 15 and 16 at 8 pm and the next to be telecast on September 22 features sports personalities such as RP Singh, Reetinder Singh Sodhi and Ayaz Memon along with Basit Ali, former Pak cricketer; Taufeeq Umar; Pak cricketer and Mirza Iqbal Baig, senior sports journalist. The show is to celebrate cross-border conversations and the contest in a light-hearted style.
Prior to the long-awaited contest, News18 India will telecast preview shows on September 19 and 23 at 3 pm in an interactive format featuring anchors from both channels and experts.