India, October, 2018: Twitter is where live sport happens, and the experience will go up a notch for fans as @SportsFlashes is set to launch the 1st ever 24×7 Sports Radio from India, live on Twitter. It give football fans in India an audio treat on Twitter, with live audio commentary of the 2018/19 Premier League season.
India cricket and English Premier League to make audio commentary live on twitter
The official Global audio broadcaster of India cricket, @SportsFlashes will also live stream audio commentary of all India’s home series starting from the West Indies ODIs (#INDvsWI), leading up to the India-New Zealand (#INDvsNZ) and India-Australia (#INDvsAUS) series in 2019. @SportsFlashes boasts of an elite panel of commentators, including the likes former West Indies captain Carl Hooper besides former WI player Ricardo Powell, and former India cricketers Mohammad Kaif, Deep Dasgupta, L Sivaramakrishnan, Reetinder Sodhi and Syed Kirmani. The stream will help fans outside India stay connected with live India cricket, as the commentary will go out to fans around the world, excluding India.’
To be alerted when the live commentary starts, fans can simply follow @SportsFlashes on Twitter and set up notifications for the account.
“Twitter has always been the destination for live sports conversation. Our partnership with @SportsFlashes will ensure the conversation gets richer, as fans will now be able to listen to their favourite sports live on the platform. The Premier League has a special place in India and we are excited for football fans on Twitter to have a unique experience with live audio commentary of all matches in the season. Fans of Indian cricket around the world can also tune in to hear from every series played in India.” said Aneesh Madani, Head of Sports Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Twitter
“Twitter is a natural ally for us. Fans are already having a public conversation on the platform about sports in the moment. We’re thrilled to be the first rights holder to broadcast live audio commentary for premium properties like the Premier League and India cricket on Twitter. We truly believe in the power of audio to help fans keep up with stories in sport and have invested in a world class commentary unit for Indian cricket. This will be a landmark partnership in sport.” said Raman Raheja, CEO, @SportsFlashes