Abhisek Patil in CRICKET AGE, April 2018 where the title is “Kumar Sangakkara Joins Star Sports India Commentary Team
Sri Lankan Legend Kumar Sangakkara has joined the illustrious Commentary team of Star Sports. The channel has just yesterday secured the Television Rights of BCCI’s Home bilateral series for next five years, in a whopping 6138.1 Crore bid. The channel has already secured media rights for the Lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL).
The channel announced the new panel of the commentators, for the 11th edition of IPL, starting from today. “Three Englishmen and a Sri Lankan who changed the game of cricket are now set to revolutionise commentary! Join them in the #SelectDugout, only on Star Sports Select” the Channel Tweet reads.
Sangakkara, a modern day great, is still playing t20 leagues around the globe, while Kevin Pietersen recently retired from all forms of cricket.