Here's the complete list of commentators for IPL 11
The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to kick off on Saturday, with Mumbai Indians hosting MS Dhoni's returning Chennai Super Kings. The 2018 season of IPL will be broadcast in 6 different languages and the BCCI has released a list of 100+ commentators for the job. Here's the complete list of the commentators.
BCCI shortlists 100+ commentators for IPL
The English commentary team will include the likes of Harsha Bhogle, Michael Clarke, Danny Morrison, Michael Slater among others. The Hindi commentary unit boasts of elite names like Aakash Chopra, Vivek Razdan, Murali Kartik and RP Singh. Apart from English and Hindi, IPL will also be broadcast in Bangla, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil.
Here are the English commentators
Harsha Bhogle, Simon Doull, Pommie Mbangwa, Sanjay Manjrekar, Danny Morrison, Michael Slater, Murali Kartik, Michael Vaughan, Ian Bishop, David Lloyd, Brett Lee, Graeme Smith, Matthew Hayden, Sunil Gavaskar, Mel Jones, Kevin Pietersen, Michael Clarke, Lisa Carprini Sthalekar, Isa Guha, Nasser Hussain and Rohan Gavaskar.
Bangla, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil commentators
Bangla: Ashok Dinda, Ranadeb Ranjit Bose, Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Saradindu Mukherjee, G Bhattacharya, P Roy and Sourav Ganguly. Kannada: Sunil Joshi, Vijay Bharadwaj, Sujith Somasundar, Akhil Balachandra, Chandramouli Kanavi, GK Anil Kumar, Gundappa Vishwanath and Srinivas Murthy. Telugu: Venkatapathi Raju, Venugopal Rao, Kalyan Krishna, C Venkatesh, Chandrasekhar and P Sudheer Mahavadi. Tamil: Hemang Badani, Srikkanth, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, VB Chandrasekhar, Subramaniam Badrinath, Abhinav Mukund, and Sathyanarayanan
Who are the Hindi commentators?
Aakash Chopra, Vivek Razdan, Nikhil Chopra, Jatin Sapru, VVS Laxman, Sunil Gavaskar, Irfan Pathan, Kapil Dev, Mohammad Kaif, Murali Kartik, RP Singh, Abhishek Nayar, Rajat Bhatia and Pragyan Ojha.