The Hundred – KKR Dinesh Karthik: It’s been two weeks since IPL 2021 has been suspended and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) leading wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik has decided to try his hand at a new profession. The Indian cricketer will play a role of commentator in England & Wales Cricket Board much hyped forthcoming league, The Hundred
Sky Sports the official broadcast partner has confirmed its star-studded talent line up for The Hundred and Karthik will join the likes of Andrew Flintoff, Stuart Broad, Kevin Pietersen, Kumar Sangakkara in the commentary panel.
The Hundred: Sky Sports Cricket announce presenters for The Hundred, Dinesh Karthik named in the star-studded panel
The much hyped league is scheduled to start on July 21st. Sky Sports has revealed a star-studded talent line up for its coverage of the summer’s blockbuster sporting event.
Andrew Flintoff, Kass Naidoo, Zainab Abbas and Jacqueline Shepherd has been named as presenters for the LIVE Broadcast of The Hundred.
They will be joined by cricketing stars from around the world, including – Dinesh Karthik, Stuart Broad, Kevin Pietersen, Tammy Beaumont, Daren Sammy, Mel Jones, Wasim Akram, Lydia Greenway and Kumar Sangakkara.
The Sky Sports team will offer viewers sensational coverage of The Hundred tournament. Coverage will include the build-up, live action and post-match analysis, with all the action, drama and entertainment live from cricket grounds across the UK.
Sky Sports Cricket will bring you all of the action from every game
Fans will be able to tune in to all 68 games live on Sky Sports’ dedicated channel Sky Sports The Hundred as well as on Sky Sports Mix. All women’s matches and a significant number of men’s games will be streamed live on the Sky Cricket YouTube channel.
The team selected for The Hundred will join Sky regulars Nasser Hussain, Ebony Rainford-Brent, Rob Key, Ian Ward, David Lloyd, Nick Knight, Mike Atherton and Mark Butcher.
“We are so excited to help launch this fantastic new tournament this summer. It’s going to be an incredible standard of cricket played at some of the best grounds in the world and everyone’s invited. Hopefully the competition will inspire many girls and boys to pick up a bat and ball. We’ve put together an amazing line up of presenters and commentators; there’s a completely fresh graphics look and some exciting new broadcast technology. We very much hope you enjoy the coverage.”, declared Bryan Henderson, Director of Sky Sports Cricket
Though in UK Sky Sports will LIVE Broadcast the inaugural edition of The Hundred, ECB is yet to finalize broadcaster in India or any other country.