News18 India ties up with Pakistani News Channel for special shows

MUMBAI: When it comes to sports rivalries, none can beat that of India – Pakistan cricket matches. As the fans across the world eagerly await the clash between the two arch-rivals in the upcoming Asia Cup, News18 India has lined-up special programming for its viewers. The channel has partnered with Pakistani news channel GNN catching the famous Indo-Pak battle on cricket ground.

With an aim of capturing all the thrill and excitement of the game, News18 India will present unique joint shows with GNN. Both channels’ elite panel of journalists will be joined by renowned former cricketers who will share not only their expertise and analysis but also their memories of the previous clashes. The channel’s popular show ‘Lapete Mein Netaji’ (15th, 16th & 22nd September, 8 PM) will feature eminent sports personalities like RP Singh, Reetinder Singh Sodhi and Ayaz Memon along with Basit Ali, former Pak cricketer; Taufeeq Umar; Pak cricketer and Mirza Iqbal Baig, senior sports journalist. The show will witness and celebrate cross border conversations and contest in a light hearted style.

Prior to the long awaited contest, News18 India will also telecast preview shows (19th & 23rd September, 3 PM)- in an interactive format featuring anchors from both the channels along with the experts to bring out  insights related to the game.

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