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Star Sports gets Sachin Tendulkar for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 show

Sachin Opens Again will be a pre-game show at 1.30 pm.

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MUMBAI: With the commencement of the largest cricketing tournament – ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Star Sports brings fans some exciting news. Sachin Tendulkar debuts as an on-air expert starting with the opening game of the tournament; England vs South Africa on May 30.

Master Blaster Sachin is known to be a destructive opening batsman whose 25-year-long career and his life beyond cricket is an impeccable display of excellence. While he begins his new stint exclusively with Star Sports network, fans will be in for a never-before-seen side of the master where he imparts his cricketing knowledge with viewers.

Tendulkar will join the Philips Hue Cricket Live pre-show in Hindi and English at 1.30pm with his very own segment ‘Sachin Opens Again’. Sachin will be joined by an already illustrious panel of experts, some of whom have had the pleasure of playing alongside and with him.

Rahul Dravid said, “Even if my grandchildren don’t remember the fact that I scored 10,000 runs in one-day and Test cricket, they will talk about the fact that I was his teammate.”

Brian Lara said, “He is to cricket what Michael Jordan is to Basketball and what Muhammad Ali is to boxing.”

Flintoff said, “When you bowl at him, you’re not just trying to get him out, you are trying to impress him”

Will he be joining the panel of Select Dugout experts too? Tune in to the Star Sports network to find out on Thursday, May 30th for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 where England will play South Africa.

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