South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy is about to make his Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 commentary debut and is keen on his new assignment.
Star Sports, the official broadcaster of Dream 11 IPL 2020, has announced a commentary panel which includes some of the best and reputed cricket experts from around the world.
This commentary panel includes both men and women. The inaugural match of the 13th edition of Indian Premier League will be played on September 19 at Abu Dhabi between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
“The IPL has always been considered as the pinnacle of cricket leagues where the stars of the game converge on the biggest platform of them all! I am really thrilled to be making my debut as a commentator for the IPL and I hope my experience and insights will empower viewers and fans to analyse, understand and most importantly, enjoy the games together.
“I can’t wait for the opening match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings since I expect plenty of fireworks on the ground. I’m sure CSK and Dhoni fans all over the world will be ecstatic to watch MS Dhoni return to the playing field”, Duminy told Star Sports.
At the same time, former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has expressed hope that the tournament will infuse positive energy into the lives of millions of people. Gavaskar expressed happiness over being included as a commentator in the Dream 11 IPL 2020.
“It’s an absolute delight to welcome back Indian cricket with the Dream11 IPL and I hope this tournament can infuse positive energy into the lives of millions of people,” said Gavaskar.
“The Indian Premier League has been the perfect platform to unearth talent and I hope this year too, we get to see that. The teams are stacked up really well and all eyes will be on the opening game between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings,” he added.
South African all-rounder JP Duminy will make his debut in the commentary world with the upcoming league, which is scheduled to start from September 19.
The commentary panel for the 13th edition of Indian Premier League includes experts such as Harsha Bhogle, Mark Nicholas, Simon Doull, Ian Bishop and Sunil Gavaskar.
Michael Slater, Danny Morrison, Deep Dasgupta, Rohan Gavaskar, Pommie Mbangwa, Darren Ganga, L Sivaramakrishnan, Murali Karthik, Kevin Pietersen and Kumar Sangakkara have also been included in this panel.
Anjum Chopra and Lisa Sthalekar will also contribute to the commentary panel as female commentators.