Top 10 IPL commentators of all time

    The Indian Premier League is the most popular T20 league in the world. As much as fans love to see their favourite teams play, they equally get mesmerized by the voices behind the microphone. Let’s take a look at the top 10 IPL commentators of all time.

    1. Harsha Bhogle

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    Harsha Bhogle is on the top of this list and’s one of the most respected commentators. He’s known for his wit and is regarded as the voice of Indian commentary. He’s the only international commentator who hasn’t played an international match but his opinions are valued a lot.

    2. Ian Bishop

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    Ian Bishop is the only commentator from West Indies to feature in the list. He has been associated with IPL commentary since 2008 and the fans love to hear his voice. He has played 43 Tests and 84 ODI matches in his international career. Bishop scalped 279 wickets in his international career, along with 8 five-wicket hauls.

    3. Ravi Shastri

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    Credits- The Indian Express

    The cricket fans love Ravi Shastri’s voice behind the microphone. He was the IPL commentator since 2008 but then he had to quit commentary since he was appointed as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.

    4. Sunil Gavaskar

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    Gavaskar is a seasoned commentator having experience in the commentary for more than 30 years. He has been associated with commentary since 2008. Gavaskar is also one of the greatest batters of all time.

    5. Danny Morrison

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    Credits- Cricket Pakistan

    He’s the only New Zealand commentator to feature in this list. His way of describing a game on-field and colourful way of representing things adds a sense of excitement among the audience. He was also a former cricketer and after his retirement, he became a commentator and his association with IPL has become very popular.

    6. Michael Slater

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    Credits- Cricket Addictor

    Slater’s commentary always gives life to the moments on the field, and since he was a former cricketer himself, he is well versed with the nuances of the game as well as the mindset of the cricketers in various situations of an IPL game.

    7. Pommie Mbangwa

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    Mbangwa has been a part of IPL commentary for over a decade. He was a former cricketer himself from 1990a to the early 2000s, representing Zimbabwe in 15 tests and 29 ODIs. His passion for the game made him one of the most loved commentators in the cricket world.

    8. Aakash Chopra

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    Credits- Cricket Addictor

    Akash Chopra is an IPL commentator in both English and Hindi languages. His speaking style along with his perspective from the cricketer’s point of view shows a different variation to the audience. Previously, he has also played the game at the highest level.

    9. Lisa Sthalekar

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    She’s the only prominent female commentator to feature in this list. Her views and opinions about the game are received well by the fans. She is a regular part of the IPL commentary team and her importance in this department is growing with each passing year.

    10. Sanjay Manjrekar

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    Sanjay Manjrekar has been a part of the commentary box for over 20 years. He was a former cricketer himself who likes to give viewers a perspective on the technical aspects of the game. He has been associated with IPL for over 10 years.

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