Disney India, the official media holder and host broadcaster of IPL 2021, has announced a brilliant panel of 100 commentators for the big tournament, including a mix of regional and English commentators, which will give viewers and fans the option to enjoy the game with live commentary in the language of their choice.
For the first time in the 14th season of IPL, ipl commentary will be enjoyed in all languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali besides English and Hindi. A new option Marathi feed has also been added on Disney Plus Hotstar.
“IPL is back with its 14th season and we are proud to announce the names of the faces who will be part of our commentary panel for the megacast of nine concurrent live IPL feeds,” Sports, Star and Disney India chief Sanjog Gupta said on the announcement of the commentary panel. Our effort is to reach out to fans across the country, connect with them in the language of their choice and provide culturally relevant experiences.
We have a large panel of cricket experts from all languages with us this year to boost the excitement of the match and connect with the fans. We also believe that the commentary box is no longer limited to four walls. Today, we have technology that combines experts from all over the world to contribute to live commentary and bring the game to life. This technology has proved useful for us in creating the best commentary panels for ipl so far despite the travel restrictions imposed on us due to corona epidemic. ”
IPL2021 commentators( English): Matthew Hayden, Kevin Pietersen, Michael Slater, Danny Morrison, Ian Bishop, Harsha Bhogle, Simon Doll, Mpumleo Mangwa, Darren Ganga, Sunil Gavaskar, Mark Nicholas, Ajit Agarkar, Nick Knight, Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar, Lakshman Sivaramakrishnan, Murali Karthik, Anjum Chopra, Lisa Stalekar, Mel Jones and Alan Wilkinson.
In dug out commentary: Scott Styres, Brett Lee, Dominic Cork, Brian Lara, Graeme Swann, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Watson, Ross Taylor, Dale Steyn, Nasser Hussain (will be virtually involved as guests in some matches).
IPL2021 commentators(Hindi): Akash Chopra, Nikhil Chopra, Gautam Gambhir, Ajit Agarkar, Irfan Pathan, Parthiv Patel, RP Singh, Deep Dasgupta, Sunil Gavaskar.
IPL2021 commentators(Tamil): Abhinav Mukund, Subramanian Badrinath, Hemang Badani, Yo Mahesh, Sadgopan Ramesh, Radhakrishnan Srinivasan, Muthuraman R, KV Satyanarayanan, RJ Balaji, Krishnamachari Srikanth, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Russell Arnold.
IPL2021 commentators(Kannada) : Venkatesh Prasad, GK Anil Kumar, Akhil Balachandra, Srinivasa Murthy, Bharat Chipli, Vijay Bhardwaj, Vinay Kumar.
IPL2021 commentators(Telugu): Venugopal Rao, Ashish Reddy, MSK Prasad, Kaushik NC, Kalyan Krishna and Shashikant Avulpalli.
IPL2021 commentators(Bengali): Randev Bose, Jaideep Mukherjee, Boria Majumdar, Sanjeev Mukherjee, Sardindu Mukherjee, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Gautam Bhattacharya and Debashish Dutta.
IPL2021 commentators (Marathi) : Vinod Kambli, Sandeep Patil, Amol Majumdar, Snehal Pradhan, Kunal Date, Prasanna Sant and Chaitanya Sant.
IPL2021 commentators (Malayalam) : Shias Mohammad, Vishnu Hariharan, CM Deepak, Soni Cheruvthur, Tinu Yohanan and Ripi Gomez. (Talks)