Ahead of GT vs MI, Star Sports sign Faf du Plessis to beef up star-studded panel for IPL 2023 Playoffs
IPL 2023 LIVE Streaming: Royal Challengers Bangalore might have bowed out of IPL 2023 but fans will still see skipper Faf du…
IPL 2023 LIVE Streaming: Royal Challengers Bangalore might have bowed out of IPL 2023 but fans will still see skipper Faf du Plessis in action, but this time in a different avatar. Du Plessis will make his broadcast debut as he has joined the expert panel of Star Sports ahead of Qualifier 2. Notably, Star has been lagging behind Jio Cinema in attracting users and it can be seen as a desperate attempt to boost their viewership. Follow IPL 2023 Live Updates with InsideSport.IN.
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The 38-year-old cricketer took to Twitter on Thursday to share the news with his fans. In a video message, du Plessis expressed his excitement about joining the Star Sports’ expert panel for the final two matches of the IPL 2023.
Notably, Faf du Plessis-led Royal Challengers Bangalore failed to secure a Playoff spot after suffering a defeat against Gujarat Titans in their final league game. While the team failed to reach the Playoffs, it was a successful campaign for Plessis as a batter as he scored 730 runs in 14 matches at an average of over 56.
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Talking about the IPL 2023, Mumbai Indians will face Gujrat Titans in Qualifier 2 on May 26 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. While Mumbai Indians reached Qualifier 2 after an 81-run win over Lucknow Super Giants, Gujarat Titans got another opportunity after suffering a 15-run defeat against Chennai Super Kings.
The winner of Qualifier 2 will face MS Dhoni-led CSK in IPL 2023 final on May 28 at the same venue.
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