Mumbai: Big FM provides thematic content during the the 20-20 cricket match series, thereby becoming the most popular radio destination during the cricket extravaganza. This year the radio station is all set to ride the 20-20 cricket wave yet again, with two exclusive segments. The radio station has roped in celebrated cricket analyst Ayaz Memon to co-host ‘BIG Cricket League’ with sports RJ Abhimanyu. The duo will present a star player’s biopic every week from Monday-Thursday 8pm-9pm from 3rd April to 26th May for its listeners across HSMs. Leveraging the cricket fever, 92.7 BIG FM is collaborating with legendary cricketer Virender Sehwag for the third time to bring match analysis to a cricket crazy nation during the morning show across the network.
Big Cricket League will see Ayaz Memon presenting biopics of iconic players every week and bringing alive interesting facts of the lives of famous cricketers like MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Zaheer Khan, Gautam Gambhir and Murali Vijay that will be focusing on their childhood, family background, education and more. Spread over a period of eight weeks, this cricket season will see the flamboyant Virender Sehwag offer exclusive pre and post match analysis.
Speaking about associating with BIG FM, ace cricketer Virender Sehwag said, “This is my third year with 92.7 BIG FM for the 20-20 cricket series and it gives me immense pleasure to be associated with them yet again. I feel privileged to connect with all the cricket enthusiasts off the field. Cricket has always been my passion and I am humbled to be doing what I love through this unique offering.”
On touching base with sports analyst, Ayaz Memon, said “I am delighted to be associated with BIG FM’s Big Cricket League. This is a great platform through which listeners can acquire information and insights about their favorite players. Cricket is a religion in our country and fans want to know everything about their heroes. BIG Cricket League will provide the audience with just what they are looking for”
Commenting on the launch, Spokesperson from 92.7 BIG FM said, “92.7 BIG FM has always catered to the various entertainment needs of its listeners through a plethora of distinctive content formats. Cricket is one sport that is celebrated largely in the country. We are extremely happy to have two distinguished names from the cricket industry on board with us for their respective shows. We look forward to living up to the standards we have set for ourselves, and to entertaining our listeners.”
92.7 BIG FM will further drive engagement by conducting daily musical contests for the listeners largely segregated under two categories, BIG 4 and BIG 6. In the BIG 4 contest, the listeners will have to identify one common thing between 4 consecutive songs played in an hour. The BIG 6 will have an RJ play a 15-sec mash-up of 6 songs, wherein the listeners will have to identify all 6 songs. This light-hearted segment will make the content more interactive, providing listeners a chance to win exciting prices.