Star Sports curates special programming for IPL 2019 Player Auction
MUMBAI: Star Sports, the official broadcaster of Indian Premier League (IPL), has lined up a special line up of programming shows for all the cricket fans across the country.
The IPL 2019 Player Auction will be held in Jaipur on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The live coverage of the auction will be preceded by a 60-minute special pre-show starting 2.30 pm onwards.
The broadcast of the 12th edition of the IPL Player Auction on Star Sports will include live expert reactions, analysis, and a special spotlight on all the leading developments throughout the day featuring some of the best cricket experts such as Gautam Gambhir, David Hussey, Dean Jones, Kiran More, etc.
Besides the robust programming, Star Sports has launched the second edition of IPL Election Se Selection as a lead up to the IPL 2019 Player Auction. IPL Election Se Selection offers fans an opportunity to vote for their favourite player they wish see playing in their favourite IPL team. The largely popular campaign has received a massive response so far with more than 3.1 million fans voting on the official portal vivoiplelection.hotstar.com.
IPL 2019 Player Auction received an overwhelming response from fans and was viewed by 46.5 million people across the Star Sports network. 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.
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