National Geographic to air documentary series on IPL

Fans across the globe will get an inside view of the lucrative Indian Premier League when National Geographic Channel starts airing its six-part documentary series, Nat Geo Inside IPL, from Friday.

The documentary series will feature top cricketers, senior management from the IPL and celebrity team owners, who will be revealing their fascinating insights in exclusive interviews.

The scale of stadium production, the clockwork precision of the broadcast crew, the sensitive dynamic between team management & captains, and the revelation of sporting heroes, are just a few of many themes that will be explored across the 6 episodes of the series.

BCCI Secretary, Sanjay Patel, said: “The IPL is a labour of love, and the outcome of a tremendous amount of hard work, and teamwork. We are pleased that Nat Geo has decided to tell the ‘inside story’ of this tournament.

“‘Inside IPL’ will definitely provide a 360° perspective on this very unique cricket league.”

Each one hour long episode will unravel every meticulously planned nuance of the sporting event that has 250 million viewers across 160 countries.

Talking about the launch of the show, Keertan Adyanthaya, Managing Director, National Geographic and FOX International Channels said: “Inside IPL is a one-stop show that brings together the talent, the sound business acumen, the brands, and even the machinery that goes into making of this extravagant event.”

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