Mumbai: As the high-octane action of IPL 2022 inches closer each day, Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the marquee tournament, brings back the fan beloved ‘Election se Selection 5.0’ contest. The contest heightens the experience for fans as they get to vote and predict the players that they believe the teams might pick in the much-awaited auction.
‘Elections se Selection 5.0’ features the exciting inclusion of Star Sports’ first ever WhatsApp bot that the fans can access with ease and interact with to have their say in the voting procedure. Participants can text ‘IPL’ on 8383838366 or click on this link and ESS bot will be activated for use.
Fans can also take part in the ESS contest via the official website
This year, fans will have the opportunity to show off their expertise from a list of 50 top Indian and International players from which they can choose up to 5 players for each of the 10 teams of TATA IPL 2022.
This enables participants to add variety and variation to their choices and makes the experience even more intense. Fans with the highest numbers of accurate selections stand a chance to bag exclusive cricket celebration kits.
Speaking exclusively on STAR SPORTS SHOW GAME PLAN: IPL AUCTION SPECIAL, former Team India cricketer Aakash Chopra talks about how this auction is going to be a make or break for teams. This will be a course correction for some teams, ”It does there is a blueprint front of us when we look at the most successful franchises – you know that they have followed a similar kind of script that groom cricketers and then you have seen teams like Delhi Capitals that has found a new formula. So, it’s quite interesting and intriguing because these big auctions as you know, they are make or break because if you don’t make it here, it is very difficult to do course correction for the next three years.”
The TATA IPL Auction 2022 will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar on 12th February 2022, starting 11 am onwards.