- Star Sports to broadcast VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction in 4 languages – English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, starting 2.30 pm on Dec 18, 2018
- Gautam Gambhir to debut as a Star Sports expert. Select Dugout to feature Dean Jones, Anile Kumble and David Hussey
Mumbai : The forth coming VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction promises to be an unparalleled spectacle with Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the tournament geared up with a special line up of programming shows for all the cricket fans across the country.
VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction will be held in Jaipur on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The live coverage of the auction will be preceded by a 60-minute special pre-show starting 2.30 pm onwards.
The broadcast of the 12th edition of the VIVO IPL Player Auction on Star Sports will include live expert reactions, analysis and a special spotlight on all the leading developments throughout the day featuring some of the best cricket experts such as Gautam Gambhir, David Hussey, Dean Jones, Kiran More, etc.
Besides the robust programming, Star Sports launched the second edition of the hugely popular VIVO IPL Election Se Selection as a lead up to the VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction. VIVO IPL Election Se Selection offers fans an opportunity to vote for their favourite player they wish see playing in their favourite VIVO IPL team. The largely popular campaign has received massive response so far with more than 3.1 million fans voting on the official portal vivoiplelection.hotstar.com.
Fans can vote for their player till midnight December 17, 2018 team in three easy steps by logging on to vivoiplelection.hotstar.com
- Select your favourite team
- Choose your player
- Complete the voting process
Yuvraj Singh and Brendon McCullum are the most voted players overall so far:
Whereas, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab fans have voted the most:
VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction received an overwhelming response from fans and was viewed by a 46.5 million people across the Star Sports network.
List of experts:
Hindi: Gautam Gambhir Kiran More and RP Singh
Select Dugout (English): Dean Jones, Anil Kumble and David Hussey
Tamil: HemangBadani, S Badrinath, L Siva, Muthuraman R and RK
Telugu: C Venkatesh, Kalyan Krishna, Vindhya Vishaka and Venugopal Rao
Anchors: Mayanti Langer, Jatin Sapru and Arjun Pandit