DLF IPL mania back in your homes
Popular cricket wraparound show… now bigger than ever before!
[gallery link="file" order="DESC" orderby="rand"] Bengaluru, March 2012: MAX, India’s premium Hindi movies and special events channel and the official broadcaster of the DLF IPL is once again set to bring to your homes, the excitement, glamour and LIVE analysis of the world’s biggest cricket extravaganza, the DLF IPL 2012, through their flagship show extraaa innings T20. Insights from experts, views of panelists, cricket packed action segments and a set of fabulous anchors, this season of extraaa innings T20 will offer all this and much more.
The 2012 edition of extraaa innings T20 will once again see the ‘fiery 4’ anchors who dazzled the show in the last season led by the veterans Samir Kochhar andGaurav Kapur coupled with the vivacious duo, Shibani Dandekar and Archana Vijaya. The famous four have the requisite experience, knowledge and passion for the game that created a rave during the last season and will ensure to continue the trend. The anchors will take the audience through the highs and lows of the game along with our team of expert panelists, ex-cricketer Ajay Jadeja, ace commentator Harsha Bhogle, former Indian batsmen and presenter Sanjay Manjarekar and the inimitable, Navjot Singh Siddhu at his wittiest best. The incredible line-up would also have experts from the world of cricket like Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri.
Going by MAX’s endeavour of getting bigger and better each year, this season of extraaa innings T20 offers a lot more. For starters, the set of the show would be the biggest and grandest ever in the history of LIVE cricket television across the world. The set will resemble a majestic coliseum like structure that symbolises the grandeur of the DLF IPL. The enormous set will come to life with a live band, accompanied by the professional ‘Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders’ from the National Football League, USA. To provide an extraaa dose of entertainment, this season of extraaa innings T20 will also witness stand up comedy acts and gags at regular intervals. To complement the magnificence of the set and the overall coverage, extraaa innings T20 this year will also be produced in HD to provide better viewership experience.
Furthermore, audiences this year will also see Isa Guha – former England women’s cricket team member in extraaa innings T20. DLF IPL is giving a “mauka” to the recently retired international cricketer to travel to the land of her origin and be a part of the biggest cricketing event.
Commenting on the upcoming season of DLF IPL 2012, Neeraj Vyas, EVP & Business Head, MAX said, “DLF IPL has consistently proved to be the largest spectacle on Indian television. Cricket being a national obsession, we hope to deliver the best of entertainment to these millions of cricket lovers in the country. We look forward to yet another fantastic edition of the DLF IPL on MAX, this year.”
Commenting on the upcoming season of extraaa innings T20, Jasdeep Singh Pannu, Senior Vice President-Programming, MAX said, “. At MAX, it has been our endeavor to introduce new programming innovations to bring cricket fans, an enriched experience with extraaa innings every year. The grand sets, new panelists, professional cheerleaders, a live band and all of this on HD quality is sure to keep the cricket fans glued to their seats. In every way extraaa innings T20 will be bigger and better than ever before this year”