Star Sports in an endeavour to get fans closer to their favourite VIVO IPL team has partnered with Mumbai Indians to telecast MITV (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 each day Mumbai Indians play at 08:00.
The inaugural episode, aired on Matchday 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 at 8 am will feature an interview with hero from the first game – Mayank Markande 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.
The show will conclude with former Mumbai Indians mentor Anil Kumble highlighting three things that Mumbai Indians need to watch out for against 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.” Said 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-moth fiesta and has introduced multiple initiatives and programmes to enhance the fan experience. This season, Star Sports will provide tailormade content for all the cricket fans across the country throughout the season making the Star Sports Network the destination for all the VIVO IPL action off the pitch as well. Fans of Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders will also be able enjoy shows on their teams ahead of every matchday.