The list of all the commentators for the 13th edition of Indian Premier League was announced on Monday. Great names such as Sunil Gavaskar, Ion Bishop and Harsha Bhogle to name a few will make their return in the commentary panel.
However, what grabbed eyeballs was the exclusion of Sanjay Majrekar from the list. The former Indian cricketer won’t be part of the IPL 2020 commentary panel. The star-studded commentary panel includes the likes of Mark Nicholas, JP Duminy, Lisa Sthalekar and Anjum Chopra as well.
The official broadcasters of the league, Star Sports will have separate panels for both Hindi, English and other languages. The dugout show for IPL 2020 will feature the likes of Brett Lee, Dean Jones, Brian Lara, Graeme Swann and Scott Styris.
For Tamil and Telugu commentary, Kris Srikkanth and MSK Prasad have been selected for the role.
COMPLETE LIST OF COMMENTARY PANELS FOR DIFFERENT LANGUAGES:
English commentary panel for IPL 2020: English commentators for IPL 2020: Ian Bishop, Simon Doull, Sangakkara, Harsha Bhogle, Sunil Gavaskar, Rohan Gavaskar, Deep Dasgupta, L Sivaramakrishnan, Anjum Chopra, Murali Kartik, Mark Nicholas, Kevin Pietersen, Duminy, Lisa Sthalaker, Darren Ganga, Pommie Mbangwa, Micheal Slater, Danny Morrison
Commentators for Star Sports Select dugout for IPL 2020: Dean Jones, Scott Styris, Brain Lara, Brett Lee Graeme Swann
Hindi commentators for IPL 2020: Irfan Pathan, Ashish Nehra, Jatin Sapru, Nikhil Chopra and Sanjay Bangar.
Telugu commentators for IPL 2020: M Anand Sri Krishna, Neha Matcha, Kaushik Nallan Chakravarthy, Ashish Reddy Ammana, Venkatapathi Raju, Venugopalarao Yalaka, MSK Prasad, and Kalyan Krishna Doddapaneni.
Tamil commentators for IPL 2020: Muthuraman R, Radhakrishnan Sreenivasan, Bhavna Balakrishnan, K V Sathyanarayanan, RJ Balaji, Abhinav Mukund, S Ramesh, S Badrinath, Hemang Badani, and Krishnamachari Srikkanth.
Indian Premier League 2020 is all to set from 19th September 2020. Two most successful teams of the league, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will take on each other in the first match of the IPL 2020. IPL 2020 will be held on 10th November 2020.