“Looking forward to hearing your voice again”- Harsha Bhogle diagnosed with dengue, fans to miss him during India-Pakistan match

Harsha Bhogle aims to be back to the commentary box for India's match with Bangladesh.


“Looking forward to hearing your voice again”- Harsha Bhogle diagnosed with dengue, fans to miss him during India-Pakistan match

Harsha Bhogle will miss India and Pakistan's match due to dengue (Image via X)

Harsha Bhogle, the legendary Indian commentator, has announced that he would be missing the important clash between India and Pakistan due to dengue. The 62-year-old journalist confirmed on his X account that he aims to be back on 19th for India’s match with Bangladesh. 

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Harsha Bhogle also thanked his colleagues and the broadcast crew for covering for him during India’s match with Australia. He said due to the incoming weakness and lowered immunity he will endure, he could not be present for the much awaited fixture. 

Harsha Bhogle has been a commentator for 40 years. His first stint in the world of Cricket broadcast was in 1983, where he commentated for the first time in an ODI between India and Pakistan for Doordarshan. Despite never playing the sport professionally, he became one of the biggest voices in the World of Cricket. 

Fans unhappy that they will not listen to the legendary voice of Harsha Bhogle in such a huge fixture

For the first time in years Harsha Bhogle would be missing an India-Pakistan match. He started his commentary career with an ODI between India and Pakistan. In the 40 years of his career, he has been a part of many World Cups, IPLs and bilateral series that have made him a household name. 

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Harsha Bhogle
Harsha Bhogle has had an illustrious career of over 40 years. (Image via harshabhogle.com)

Many fans wished Bhogle a quick recovery and wished for him to return as soon as possible. They were sad about the fact that such an important match like India and Pakistan’s won’t have the legend in the commentary box. 

Others joked about how mosquitoes are ruining everything, as the Indian opener, Shubman Gill, is reported to be down with dengue as well. Fans demanded action to be taken against mosquitoes soon. 

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