The ongoing Women’s Premier League (WPL) is about to end with only two matches, i.e. Eliminator and Final, left to be played. After the completion of the inaugural WPL, all eyes will be on the 16th season of the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL), which is all set to begin on March 31.
Four-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be taking on last year’s winners, Gujarat Titans (GT), in the opening game of the exciting tournament. Ahead of the eye-catching opening fixture, the official TV broadcasters Star Sports have announced the commentary panel for IPL 2023 in various languages.
The upcoming season of the cash-rich league will get coverage in 9 languages, with some notable commentators. According to reports, the likes of Sunil Gavaskar, Imran Tahir, Kevin Pietersen, Matthew Hayden, Irfan Pathan, and Virender Sehwag will be the major names available for the commentary, while Ravi Shastri and Harsha Bhogle will be unavailable.
The English commentary team features Gavaskar, Jacques Kallis, Hayden, Pietersen, Danny Morrison, Tom Moody, and England’s first T20 World Cup-winning captain Paul Collingwood amongst others. Similarly, the Hindi commentary panel will have the likes of Sehwag, Irfan, Harbhajan Singh, Tahir, Mithali Raj, and Yusuf Pathan.
Likewise, in the other languages, some prominent names – K Srikkanth, Murali Vijay, Sandeep Patil, MSK Prasad, Amol Muzumdar, S Sreesanth and Gundappa Vishwanath – will be seen entertaining fans with their commentary.
Here is the complete list of the IPL 2023 commentary panel in all languages:
- English: Sunil Gavaskar, Jacques Kallis, Matthew Hayden, Kevin Pietersen, Aaron Finch, Tom
Moody, Paul Collingwood, Daniel Vettori, Daniel Morrison, David Hussey
- Hindi: Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Mithali Raj, Mohammad Kaif,
Sanjay Manjrekar, Imran Tahir, Deep Dasgupta, Ajay Mehra, Padamjeet Sehrawat, Jatin Sapru
- Tamil: K Srikkanth, S Badrinath, Lakshmipathi Balaji, S Ramesh, Murali Vijay, RJ Balaji, Yo Mahesh, Muthuraman R, KV Sathyanarayanan, Thirush Kamini
- Telugu: MSK Prasad, Venugopal Rao, T Suman, Kalyan Krishna D, Ashish Reddy, Kaushik NC, Anchor
- Kannada: Vijay Bharadwaj, Srinivasa Murthy P, Bharath Chipli, Pavan Deshpande, Akhil Balachandra, GK Anil Kumar, Sumesh Goni, Gundappa Vishwanath, Roopesh Shetty
- Marathi: Amol Muzumdar, Sandeep Patil, Aditya Tare, Nilesh Natu, Prasad Kshirsagar
- Malayalam: Sreesanth, Tinu Yohannan, Shiyas Mohammad, Vishnu Hariharan
- Gujarati: Manan Desai, Akash Trivedi, Nayan Mongia
- Bangla: Ashoke Dinda, RJ Varun Kaushik, Pradip Roy, Pallab Basu, Abhishek Jhunjhunwala