Bengaluru: Host broadcaster Star Sports has announced the full list of commentators for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) which commences in the UAE this weekend (September 19).

IPL 2020 will start with defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) facing Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Abu Dhabi. Star Sports will bring all the matches live from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.

IPL 2020 full schedule

Afternoon matches will start at 3.30 PM IST and evening games from 7.30 PM IST. Former cricketers, both from India and abroad will be part of Star Sports’ commentary panel.

On its Twitter handle, Star Sports revealed the names of the commentators for IPL 2020. In response to questions from fans on Twitter, the host broadcaster listed out the names of those who will be doing commentary in English, Kannada, Bengali and Hindi.

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar is part of the English commentary team.

Live streaming of all IPL matches will be available on Hotstar.

Full list of commentators for Star Sports for IPL 2020

English

Sunil Gavaskar, Harsha Bhogle, Rohan Gavaskar, Deep Dasgupta, L Sivaramakrishnan, Anjum Chopra, Murali Kartik, Mark Nicholas, Kevin Pietersen, Kumar Sangakkara, JP Duminy, Simon Doull, Lisa Sthalekar, Ian Bishop, Pommie Mbangwa, Daren Ganga, Danny Morrison, and Michael Slater.

Kannada

Venkatesh Prasad, Vijay Bharadwaj, R Vinay Kumar, Srinivasa Murthy P, B Akhil, GK Anil Kumar, Bharath Chipli, Reena DSouza, Kiran Srinivas, and Madhu Mailankody.

Bengali

Manoj Tiwary, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Boria Majumdar, Gautam Bhattacharya, Sanjeeb Mukherjea, Saradindu Mukherjee, and Debasis Dutta.

Hindi

Aakash Chopra, Irfan Pathan, Ashish Nehra, Jatin Sapru, Nikhil Chopra, Kiran More, Ajit Agarkar, and Sanjay Bangar.