MS Dhoni vs Virat Kohli in new IPL 2019: The two biggest names in Indian cricket were recently seen in an advertisement.
With the 12th season of the Indian Premier League slated to begin in less than 10 days now, host broadcaster Star Sports is coming up with frequent impressive advertisements in a bid to allure the the maximum amount of eyeballs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli had recently laid emphasis on “game” in the last advertisement he appeared for. In Star Sports’ latest ad, Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has joined Kohli in the build-up to the tournament.
The 60-second long video uploaded on the official social media handles of Star Sports witnesses the fans doing their best to support Kohli and Dhoni and their respective IPL teams for IPL 2019.
In the last sequence of the advertisement, both the cricketers are seen sharing space on the screen where they talk about the IPL opener. It is worth mentioning that both the team will lock horns in the first match of IPL 2019 on March 23 at M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.
Watch the full video below:
Thala vs King
❄ vs 🔥
💛 vs ❤
Whose game will your heart beat for when defending champions @ChennaiIPL take on @RCBTweets in the first #VIVOIPL clash? Watch #CSKvRCB on 23rd March, 6 PM onwards LIVE on Star Sports! #GameBanayegaName
Like/RT & we’ll set the reminder for you. pic.twitter.com/j6bkkLKPVD
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) March 14, 2019
The IPL 2019 schedule announcement had comprised of fixtures of only the first 17 matches. In a recent media interaction, BCCI Acting Secretary Amitabh Choudhary was quoted as saying that the rest of the schedule will be disclosed after the release of the General Election schedule. With the election dates being confirmed yesterday, fans can expect the full schedule to be made public in the days to come.
How Twitter reacted:
— Saravanan Hari 🏏 (@CricSuperFan) March 14, 2019
Lion is always a lion…
Dhoni is a headmaster… Kohli is a student
— HARISHANKAR ❤️ (@Haripoomani17) March 14, 2019
Star sports u r taking ipl to a different level…Mass promos!!🔥🔥😎😎 Can’t wait 23rd march #rcbvcsk
— Sugaielfathima18 (@Sugaielfathima1) March 14, 2019
Thala Thala Thala 🦁🔥
— Selvam (@AGR_Selvam) March 14, 2019
Earlier, Kohli, Dhoni, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma and other cricketers had appeared in the official theme song of IPL 2019.