Star Sports announces blockbuster line-up of cricket commentators for KPL 2018

The KPL 2018 also saw legendary Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson make his debut as a commentator

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 21, 2018 2:05 PM

Showcasing a blockbuster line-up of 12 renowned cricket experts, Star Sports announced the commentary panel for KPL 2018 which began on 15th August 2018. For the first time ever, Australia’s bowling legend Mitchell Johnson has donned the commentator's hat. A winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, Mitchell was one of the most feared bowlers in the world, due to his lightening pace. Since its inception, KPL, one of the oldest running domestic cricket leagues in the country, has been a perfect platform for the emerging cricketers to showcase their talent.

The panel consists of celebrated Indian and international experts such as Dean Jones, Brett Lee, Scott Styris, Mitchell Johnson, Vijay Bharadwaj, Sunil J, Fazal, Charu Sharma, A Balachandra, Sujith Somasundar and anchors Suhail Chandhok and Mayanti Langer.

The experts will continue to use their experience and immense knowledge of the game to further enhance the viewing delight of the tournament and bring cricket ever closer to the hearts of fans across the country.

Speaking on his commentary debut for KPL 2018, Mitchell Johnson said, “It is a pleasure to be a part of such a world class panel of expert commentators for KPL 2018. It will be fun to continue sharing the commentary box with legends of the game like Brett, Scott and Dean. Our aim is to bring a continuous comprehensive coverage of the best cricketing action to fans as the tournament progresses.”

Star Sports, the official broadcaster of KPL 2018, believes in providing the best of cricket content and facilitating unmatched TV viewing experience for the cricket fans across India. The regional programming will garner more fans, as they will get to witness the matches and cricket commentary in their preferred language.

Fans can watch all the KPL matches on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD – English, while Kannada commentary is available on the audio button through select operators in Karnataka.

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