Star Sports curates special shows for VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction
Channel to broadcast player auction in 4 languages; Gautam Gambhir to debut as expert
Published - 18-December-2018
The forthcoming VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction is set to be an unparalleled spectacle with Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the tournament, geared up with a special line up of programming shows for all cricket fans across the country.
VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction will be held in Jaipur on Tuesday. The live coverage of the auction will be preceded by a 60-minute special pre-show starting from 2.30pm.
The broadcast of the 12th edition of the player auction will include live expert reactions, analysis and a special spotlight on all leading developments throughout the day, featuring cricket experts like Gautam Gambhir, David Hussey, Dean Jones and Kiran More.
Star Sports also launched the second edition of the VIVO IPL Election Se Selection as a lead up to the VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction. VIVO IPL Election Se Selection offers fans an opportunity to vote for their favourite player who they wish to see playing in their favourite VIVO IPL team.
The campaign has received massive response so far with over 3.1 million fans voting on the official portal vivoiplelection.hotstar.com.
Yuvraj Singh and Brendon McCullum are the most voted players overall so far, whereas Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab fans have voted the most.
VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction has received an overwhelming response from fans and was viewed by 46.5 million people across the Star Sports network.
List of experts:
Hindi: Gautam Gambhir, Kiran More and RP Singh
Select Dugout (English): Dean Jones, Anil Kumble and David Hussey
Tamil: Hemang Badani, S Badrinath, L Siva, Muthuraman R and RK
Telugu: C Venkatesh, Kalyan Krishna, Vindhya Vishaka and Venugopal Rao
Anchors: Mayanti Langer, Jatin Sapru and Arjun Pandit