With simply two days left for the beginning of IPL 2020, all eyes can be on MS Dhoni, for that is the primary time in a yr that the previous India captain will return to aggressive cricket. With Dhoni having introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket last month, the IPL is the one platform where followers will get to see their favorite cricketer in motion, and former India captain, Sunil Gavaskar for one can not wait to see Dhoni choose up the bat once more.
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Gavaskar, who returned to the IPL commentary panel forward of the match, stated he was thrilled to be back calling the motion. Eager to get on with the match opener between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, Gavaskar hoped IPL will follow its historical past of supplying younger and promising cricketers who can go on to realize greater issues in life and serve Indian cricket in time to come back.
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“The Indian Premier League has been the perfect platform to unearth talent and I hope this year too, we get to see that. The teams are stacked up really well and all eyes will be on the opening game between MI and CSK. We will be watching MS Dhoni play after a year, and am sure everyone is waiting to see him back in action. Let the games begin,” he stated on Star Sports.
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“It’s an absolute delight to welcome back Indian cricket with the IPL and I hope this tournament can infuse positive energy into the lives of millions of people. I am thrilled to be part of the commentary panel for one of the most electrifying cricket leagues, and I can’t wait to join the excitement along with the fans and viewers.”
Along with Gavaskar, JP Duminy is one other former cricketer who has been chosen for commentary duties and the previous SA all-rounder is hoping from a cracking appear from Dhoni. Duminy, who performed two seasons for the Mumbai Indians and was a part of the extraordinary MI-CSK rivalry, is raring to see Dhoni’s return.
“I can’t wait for the opening match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings since I expect plenty of fireworks on the ground. I’m sure CSK and Dhoni fans all over the world will be ecstatic to watch MS Dhoni return to the playing field,” Duminy stated.
Here is the listing of commentators & presenters.
WORLD FEED: Harsha Bhogle, Simon Doull, Ian Bishop, Michael Slater, Danny Morrison, Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar, Pommie Mbangwa, Darren Ganga, L Sivaramakrishnan, Murali Kartik, Sunil Gavaskar, Kevin Pietersen, Anjum Chopra, Lisa Sthalekar, Mark Nicholas, Kumar Sangakkara and JP Duminy
HINDI: Aakash Chopra, Irfan Pathan, Gautam Gambhir, Ashish Nehra, Nikhil Chopra, Sandeep Patil, Sanjay Bangar, Ajit Agarkar and Kiran More.
ANCHORS: Suren Sundaram, Kira Narayanan, Suhail Chandok, Nashpreet Kaur, Sanjana Ganesan, Jatin Sapru, Tanya Purohit, Anant Tyagi, Dheeraj Juneja, Neroli Meadows