Harsha Bhogle is among the best-known commentators in the world. His contract with BCCI for IPL commentary is terminated. Bhogle does not know the reason.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 9, 2016
Bhogle said he was not aware why his contract terminated. Bhogle said, “Nobody told me nothing. I have not yet officially confirmed. I have just been told that this is the decision of BCCI management.”
Even the production house of the IPL were also book tickets for Harsha Bhogle. While the production rights of the IPL is to Sonny , IPL’s official telecast partners.
What is the reason behind Harsha’s removal ?
Harsha Bhogle’s IPL contract termination has suddenly taken many people by surprise. According to some reports, during the opening match of the T20 World Cup Harsha had heated exchanges with Vidarbha Cricket Association officials. Now, after his sacking, this reason has become the most predictable.
Dhoni also named Amitabh!
Even BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur and IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla refused to say anything on the matter, but people on Twitter blaming Amitabh Bachchan for Harsha’s sacking. After the India-Bangladesh match, Harsha has praised Bangladesh instead of winner India that has not gone well with legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh who without naming Harsha criticized him.
T 2184 – With all due respects, it would be really worthy of an Indian commentator to speak more about our players than others all the time.
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 23, 2016
However, Harsha Bhogle, India’s most vocal and unbiased commentator of India. Bhogle well respected for his comments on situations of game, stroke, wickets and catches and remarkable moments. He started his career at All India Radio, later joined BBC, ESPN, and also worked in South Africa and New Zealand. Unlike other commentators, who are former cricketers, Bhogle is a fan of cricket. He is a great teller of the story of a match. He doesn’t create anything on the field, but his comments make watching cricket a beautiful experience. He was announced the sexiest cricket commentator in the world for his romance with the game and use of the word to describe the situations. For him, a team does not matter. For him, cricket is the first thing and country comes second.