Star Sports in an endeavour to get fans closer to their favourite VIVO IPL team has partnered with Mumbai Indians to telecast MITV show (Mumbai Indians TV) – a brand new show that will focus on telling player stories, team bonding, travelogues, insights into match strategy and profile the biggest fans of the team and its players.
The show airs on Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, with fresh episodes at 8 am on Mumbai Indians’ each match day.
The inaugural episode aired on Match day 1 featured a sit-down interview with the talisman and captain Rohit Sharma as he spoke about Mumbai Indians’ preparation for the new season and previewed the first game against Chennai Super Kings.
The second episode of the series that will go on air tomorrow (Friday) at 8 am will feature an interview with hero from the first game – Mayank Markande, who will be talking about the people who helped shape his life and career and what influenced his decision to become a spinner. Besides Rohit Sharma will also share his thoughts on the team’s first away game, against the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
“Getting Mahi bhai’s wicket was obviously a great feeling. I have always idolised him and now to play in the same league as him is a dream come true.” says an elated Mayank, who would like to pick-up from where he left in the previous game.
Star Sports has reimagined India’s favourite sporting tournament, making it a six-month fiesta and has introduced multiple initiatives and programmes to enhance the fan experience.