IPL official broadcaster Star Sports have announced the list of the commentary panel for the 13th season of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020), set to start from September 19 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Star Sports have named the separate panel for English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages. Harsha Bhogle will be seen sharing his views during the IPL matches, along with veteran Sunil Gavaskar, Ian Bishop and many others. However, the list of names released for the commentary panel does not include Sanjay Manjrekar.
English commentators panel also includes two female, ICC Hall of Famer Lisa Stelkar and former India women’s captain Anjum Chopra.
The 72-year-old Gavaskar will be travelling to UAE for the league. The likes of Brett Lee, Dean Jones, Brian Lara, Graeme Swann and Scott Styris will be calling the game from Mumbai.
Star Sports have also released the separate dugout panel, which will focus more on various aspects of the game and they analyse every point in detail.
IPL 2020 Commentators List
English commentators for IPL 2020: Ian Bishop, Simon Doull, Kumar Sangakkara, Harsha Bhogle, Sunil Gavaskar, Rohan Gavaskar, Deep Dasgupta, Siva Ramakrishnan, Anjum Chopra, Murali Karthik, Mark Nicholls, Kevin Pietersen, JP Duminy, Lisa Stelkar, Darren Ganga, Pommie Mbangwa, Michael Slater and Danny Morrison.
Hindi commentators for IPL 2020: Aakash Chopra, Irfan Pathan, Ashish Nehra, Jatin Sapru, Nikhil Chopra, Kiran More, Ajit Agarkar, and Sanjay Bangar.
Commentators for Star Sports Select dugout in IPL 2020: Dean Jones, Scott Styris, Brain Lara, Brett Lee and Graeme Swann.
Telugu commentators for IPL 2020: M Anand Sri Krishna, Neha Matcha, Kaushik Nallan Chakravarthy, Ashish Reddy Ammana, Venkatapathi Raju, Venugopalarao Yalaka, MSK Prasad and Kalyan Krishna Doddapaneni.
Tamil commentators for IPL 2020: Muthuraman R, Radhakrishnan Sreenivasan, Bhavna Balakrishnan, K V Sathyanarayanan, RJ Balaji, Abhinav Mukund, S Ramesh, S Badrinath, Hemang Badani, and Krishnamachari Srikkanth.