TNPL Broadcast : Star Sports’ #MicUpforTNPL initiative fans opportunity to commentate

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Star Sports continues to re.imagine well beyond the Indian Premier League. India’s leading sports broadcaster, Star Sports now has launched the #MicUpforTNPL initiative that will give eight selected contestants an opportunity to do live commentary on Star Sports 1 Tamil during the Tamil Nadu Premier League.

For the first time ever, Star Sports 1 Tamil is offering cricket fans once in a lifetime opportunity to be a part of the commentary panel of the third edition of TNPL with the sensational #MicUpforTNPL contest. With another exciting season of TNPL around the corner, fans will now get an opportunity to showcase their talent in Tamil commentary, and win an opportunity to feature as a commentator during a live game along-side Star Sports 1 Tamil experts S. Badrinath, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan and Hemang Badani, Star Sports has stated in a Press release.


Aspiring participants need to post interesting videos ranging 45 seconds and 2 minutes ‘on Twitter, showcasing their ability to commentate in Tamil and convince the distinguished TNPL commentary panel of their potential to bring a world of verbal excitement and fun to cricket fans across the country. Participants need to tweet their videos at the handles @StarSportsIndia and @TNPremierLeagueusing the #MicUpforTNPL.

The contest will close on the 14th of July 2018, after which the winners will be announced.

A former Indian cricketer and Star Sports 1 Tamil Commentator, S. Badrinath added “The contest #MicUpforTNPL is an excellent platform for fans to showcase their commentary talent, giving deserving talent the opportunity to actually make a career for themselves in the field. The contest is another step forward for the tournament and regional commentary, giving fans a first-of-its-kind chance of voicing their love for the sport on the big screen. The first 2 seasons of TNPL have been a resounding success amongst cricket fans from across the country and Star Sports 1 Tamil further extends the experience by introducing #MicUpforTNPL, bringing fans ever closer to the game.

With the success of VIVO IPL’s regional broadcast in the backdrop, Star Sports is now looking to widen the scope and popularity of regional commentary while bringing cricket ever closer to the hearts of the fans across the country.