Top 5 female anchors in cricket currently
They have managed to keep the audience engaged with their witty and attractive style of communication.
Updated - Apr 14, 2020 9:10 pm
As the game of cricket has evolved, the importance of broadcasting has also grown leaps and bounds. It’s a contest between bat and ball without a doubt, but the organizers also need to look after the entertainment factor. Hence comes the importance of anchors.
Even a decade ago, while the broadcasting aspect was mostly about males, the trends have changed in the last few years. Female anchors are coming to the fore and haven’t flattered to deceive by any stretch of their imagination.
They have managed to keep the audience engaged with their witty and attractive style of communication. There’s no looking back and more female anchors are likely to come up. Among them, a few has pretty much established themselves with quite some experience around the world.
In the article, let’s take a look at five female anchors in cricket: –
1. Mayanti Langer
Mayanti Langer has been the face of Indian cricket broadcasting for quite a few years. Having plying her trade since 2006, the 35-year-old generally works with Star Sports. In 2010, she hosted the prestigious Commonwealth Games in Delhi followed by the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 that India won.
Thereafter in 2012, the Delhi-born talent tied the knots with Stuart Binny, the Indian all-rounder. Moreover, Mayanti has also been showing off her cricket knowledge before and after matches in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
She also had a fair amount of interest in football and went on to work for many shows on Zee Network. In 2010, she was a host in the FIFA World Cup broadcast in India. Mayanti is the proud daughter of Lieutenant General Sanjiv Langer (Retired) of the Indian Army.