Watch 'Kings of Cricket' with Kris Sikkanth and Ayaz Memom, only on CNN-News18
New Delhi: Having won the 2013 edition of the Champions Trophy, Team India is now ready to defend their title in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. The tournament which is open to only the top eight one-day international sides of the world is next to only the World Cup. Ahead of his first major ICC tournament as captain of the Indian team, Virat Kohli has already admitted that the tournament is more competitive than even the World Cup as there is little room for error. As the fans eagerly await the 8th edition of this cricket extravaganza, CNN-News18 is all set to capture the action and excitement of the forthcoming tournament with ‘Kings of Cricket’ – an extensive programming line-up for the Champions Trophy.
Continuing with its rich legacy of presenting the most extensive coverage of major sporting events across the globe, CNN-News18 will present unparalleled programming to provide viewers with a 360-degree view of this mega cricketing event. The panel of eminent cricket experts includes former World Cup winner Kris Srikkanth and renowned cricket guru Ayaz Memon who along with top journalists will bring a unique perspective as they lend their immense sporting knowledge to the analysis. The special programming will comprise both pre-match and post-match shows encompassing in-depth reviews and breakdown of all the matches as the tournament progresses.
Apart from that, there will also be special call-in shows under the name ‘Public Ka Kaptaan’ for India matches, where our viewers will get a chance to talk directly to our cricket experts and discuss team combinations, match strategies, etc. Ahead of the iconic India vs Pakistan match on 4th June, there will be a special one hour show in collaboration with Samaa TV of Pakistan. The show will be simulcast in both India and Pakistan and will have cricket experts from both the countries discuss the build up to the most awaited clash of the tournament.
‘Kings of Cricket’ will bring to its viewers all the latest updates and insights of the Champions Trophy with an unrivalled spread of shows through the entire tournament.