Viacom18 announce an incredible experts line-up for the 2024 WPL

Viacom18 announce an incredible experts line-up for the 2024 WPL

Sports18 – 2, Sports 18 – Khel will broadcast the Hindi feed.


Mumbai: Viacom18 announced their expert panel for the 2024 WPL, starting 23 February. Anjum Chopra, Reema Malhotra, Sushma Verma, Mona Meshram, Nuzhat Parveen, Karuna Jain, Aakash Chopra, Parthiv Patel, Saba Karim, Srikkanth Anirudha, Sarandeep Singh, Nikhil Chopra, and Abhinav Mukund will come together for a five-language presentation on JioCinema for free.

The season-opener on 23 February will see Delhi Capitals taking on defending champions Mumbai Indians, which will be presented in English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu on JioCinema. On TV, viewers can catch the action live in English, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada on Sports18 – 1 SD & HD. Sports18 – 2 SD and Sports18 Khel will broadcast the Hindi feed.

“We look to build on the blockbuster Season 1, as we continue to offer viewers an immersive experience which is accessible, affordable, and in multiple languages to scale up the league’s impact and reach further,” said Viacom18 Sports head of content Siddharth Sharma. “After delivering the highest viewership for any women’s event globally last season on JioCinema, we aim to create new benchmarks and celebrate the incredible cricketers who bring the excitement and pizzazz to the league where a boundary was scored every fifth ball in the last season.”

In the build-up to the 2024 season, the network has offered fans and viewers light-hearted content on WPL Huddle that features top players like Harmanpreet Kaur, Jemimah Rodrigues, Smriti Mandhana, Richa Ghosh, Deepti Sharma among others. WPL Heroes will take fans through compelling background stories of players with insights from their families and coaches from all franchisees. Fans will also be treated with a peek into the training sessions of all the teams, along with expert reviews leading up to the start of the inaugural season.

Through their exclusive partnerships with Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals, JioCinema users will have access to a wide variety of exciting content, including exclusive interviews with the marquee players from the franchisees.

Viacom18 will offer studio shows with expert analysis and player interviews to fans throughout the season. The anchor-led daily show will see Sanjana Ganesan, Ridhima Pathak, Supriya Singh, and Preeti Dahiya at the helm.

The full expert panel:

Hindi: Anjum Chopra, Reema Malhotra, Sushma Verma, Mona Meshram, Nuzhat Parveen, Parthiv Patel, Aakash Chopra, Saba Karim, Sarandeep Singh, Sunil Taneja, Nikhil Chopra, Prasanna S

Tamil: Bagawati Prasad, Sudhir Srinivasan, Aarti Sankaran, Niranjana Nagrajan, Shailaja Sundar, Abhinav Mukund, KB Arun Karthick, Srikkanth Anirudha

Kannada: Raghvendra Raj, Sujay Shastri, Karuna Jain, Vanitha VR, Sahana Pawar, Bharat Chippli, Srinivas Murthy

Telugu: Sravanti Naidu, Sunitha Anand, Akshath Reddy, Ashish Reddy, Sandeep Bavanaka