Star Sports has announced to magnify India’s “shock and awe” impact in the world of sports through the lens of a diverse line-up of exclusive programs on the Independence Days. The exclusive sports programming broadcast which starts from 7:30 am on Thursday will feature India’s glorious moments across multiple sports over the ages, with stories of sporting renown specially curated for viewers. The cricketer who made India proud globally; Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar reminisces the moments of glory for Team India from his cricketing days to now – fan reaction, the feeling of patriotism and lots more. The programming line-up will extend across channels – SS1, SS 1 HD, SS1 Hindi, SS 1 Hindi HD, SS Select 1 and SS Select 1 HD, and would encompass all sports, adding to the patriotic sentiment that is rampant throughout the country on this day.
A burst of flavour to a sporting fan’s palette, this festival of sports offered by Star Sports on the 73rd Independence Day will see the best of sporting stories, historic rivalries, throwbacks to memorable matches that are close to the hearts of sports fans, India’s heady rise in cricket and much more. The wide spectrum of offerings not only magnify India’s athletic grit but also bring to fans an exclusive line-up of legendary stories that redefined the country’s role in the world of sports.
The host of exclusive, original programs offered by Star Sports on this illustrious day include:
- Game Plan: West Indies v India (Tests)
Star Sports’ experts preview the squads and the key battles to watch out for, ahead of the 2 match test series between West Indies and India
- Sachin Presents: 7-0
Sachin Tendulkar debuted as an on-air expert with ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Master Blaster Sachin is known to be a destructive opening batsman whose 25-year-long career and his life beyond cricket is an impeccable display of excellence. This Independence Day fans will be in for a never-before-seen side of the master where he will relive all the India’s victories against Pakistan in ICC Cricket World Cup exclusively on Star Sports
- Follow the Blues
Catch all the updates of your favourite men in blue from the West Indies and listen to what Virat Kohli/Ravi Shastri have to say about their Independence Day memories
- The Winners’ Way
Showcasing some of India’s greatest wins in ICC tournaments
Independence Day Special India’s biggest sporting superstars over the last few decades share their experiences on what it’s like to represent the nation at the highest level
Tune in to the Star Sports Network on 15th of August 2019, 7:30 AM onwards on SS1, SS 1 HD, SS1 Hindi, SS 1 Hindi HD, SS Select 1 and SS Select 1 HD.