Star Sports ropes in Anil Kapoor, Jaaved Jaaferi to campaign for #IndVsAus

The Paytm India Vs Australia ODI Series to begin from 14 January 2020

MUMBAI: Star Sports has roped in the Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor and Jaaved Jaaferi for the upcoming Paytm India Vs Australia ODI Series campaign that begins on 14 January 2020.

According to a press statement, the campaign has been conceptualised by the in-house creative team at Star Sports, depicts the two actors as friends, who live in India and Australia respectively.

The actors would be seen taking a dig at each other for the upcoming clash between the two cricketing rivals and supporters of opposing teams, the release said.

Ahead of the campaign to go on air, Jaaved Jaaferi nudged Anil Kapoor with a nostalgic Tweet that read “Pehle humne jung ki, phir total dhamaal – ab aa rahe hain phirse dikhaane apna kamaal! Anil Kapoor bhai, bach ke rehna, it’s going to be the #BattleofEquals this time.”

Anil Kapoor was quick to respond with a comeback that read, “#BattleofEquals toh hoga Javed Jaaferi, par film mein ‘Hero’ ek hi hota hai, aur jeet ussi ki hoti hai! So watch out”

The Paytm India vs Australia ODI series will consist of three ODI’s starting 14 January 2020 and will be broadcast exclusively on the Star Sports Network and Hotstar. The two rivals are keen on starting the new decade of their rivalry with another eventful series.

The series will also see the clash of two in-form bowlers in Jasprit Bumrah and Pat Cummins as the world’s two best bowlers jostle for supremacy in what seems like #BattleOfEquals.

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