Thursday, 10 November 2016

ESPNcricinfo’s Match Day to offer insightful overview of India – England Test Series 2016-17 for SONY ESPN channel viewer

~ Watch ESPNcricinfo Match Day on SONY ESPN and SONY ESPN HD channels for post-match analysis by Sourav Ganguly, Nick Compton & Jonathan Trott ~
~ Also catch ESPNcricinfo Match Day segments on ESPNcricinfo,, and SonyLIV app and websites ~

Mumbai, 09 November 2016: Starting 9th November, cricket fans will be served the best of analysis around the match action during England’s tour of India with ESPNcricinfo’s signature program “ESPNcricinfo Match day” on SONY ESPN and SONY ESPN HD channels every day at 10 pm IST.

ESPNcricinfo Match Day provides fans with credible voices, strong opinions, sharp insights, and riveting statistics. As a part of SONY ESPN channel’s compelling and engaging content offering, ESPNcricinfo Match Day brings fans ESPN’s trademark game around the game analysis format. The show will be anchored by Gaurav Kalra, Senior Editor, ESPNcricinfo with experts Sourav Ganguly, former captain of the Indian National Cricket Team, England cricketer Nick Compton and Jonathan Trott, former English cricketer. Produced from ESPN studios in India, some segments of the show will also be offered to ESPNcricinfo global audience on its website and app.  

Speaking of ESPNcricinfo Match Day, Jasdeep Pannu, Head of ESPN India Television Initiatives, said “We’re excited to bring the next edition of ESPNcricinfo Match Day around England’s tour of India on SONY ESPN channels and ESPNcricinfo, capturing not only the happenings around the game but also the kind of insights missed by other analysis shows. Moreover, we’re excited to have Sourav Ganguly, a legend of the game, with us this time around.”  
Sourav Ganguly, former Captain, Indian National Cricket Team, said “It’s really exciting for me to be a part of ESPNcricinfo Match Day. The England tour of India promises to be a fiercely fought series. Both teams are building their next generation and there's a lot to prove. ESPNcricinfo has always been at the forefront of sharp analysis and deep insight that is tailored for the ardent cricket fan. I can't wait for the action to begin!”
Ramesh Kumar, Vice President, Head of ESPN India and South Asia said, “Offering sports fans compelling game around the game coverage, analysis and expert insights across platforms is part of ESPN’s mission. During the next two months in addition to ESPNcricinfo’s live and comprehensive match coverage, ESPNcricinfo Match Day on SONY ESPN channels and will offer a clear differentiated analysis show during this keenly awaited cricket contest.”

Please find the schedule of the series below:
1st Test
09-13 NOV
09:30 AM
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Watch ESPNcricinfo Match Day on  -  Sony ESPN & Sony ESPN HD

Catch Match Day segments on
ESPNcricinfo, and SonyLIV
app and websites
2nd Test
17-21 NOV
09:30 AM
Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy
ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
3rd Test
26-30 NOV
09:30 AM
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
4th Test
08-12 DEC
09:30 AM
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
5th Test
16-20 DEC
09:30 AM
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

The first show airs on 9th November, 2016 at 10pm on SONY ESPN and SONY ESPN HD channels, SonyLIV App and Match Day segments will be available on ESPNcricinfo, and SonyLIV app and website.

India is a key part of ESPN’s growth – in the Asia-Pacific region and globally – and its presence in the country is powered by the potent combination of ESPN’s leadership in digital sports and its long-term SONY ESPN collaboration with Sony Pictures Networks India.

Serving the massive and vibrant sports fan community with entertaining, insightful and high-quality products and content, across digital devices and television, is at the core of ESPN’s strategy in India and the subcontinent. With offices in Bangalore and Mumbai, it boasts a world-class team that includes technologists, developers, editors, journalists and more that make up ESPN’s largest technology and digital editorial teams outside the United States.

ESPNcricinfo, already the ultimate destination for authentic, unbiased cricket news, analysis, statistics and scores, continues serving Indian cricket fans as it has for over 23 years.

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