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Cricbuzz Launches Spicy Pitch, an exclusive Web Series on Star Cricketers’ Lives

Cricbuzz Launches Spicy Pitch, an exclusive Web Series on Star Cricketers’ Lives

Kolkata, Feb 18 (UNI) Cricbuzz, India’s leading cricket news website and app, in a first,

announced the launch of an original series, Spicy Pitch.

Digging deep into the lives of Indian cricket stars, Spicy Pitch is a one-of-its-kind series

that showcases cricketing superstars recounting their lives in their own words – Apni

Kahaani, Apni Zubaani.

What makes the series unique is that the audience will get to see the supporting cast

behind these superstars, a statement issued to UNI here today said.

The Cricbuzz Original Series features the players, along with their families and friends

who talk about their early life and ascent to the top as a cricketer. The show humanizes

celebrities that fans have admired from a distance and reveals different flavours of their

lives by showing real and relatable stories from their past.

Commenting on the show, Pankaj Chhaparwal, CEO, Cricbuzz, said, 'With Spicy Pitch,

we want to inspire people by bringing the spotlight on what goes behind the making of a

successful cricketer. We have tried to humanize the cricketing superstars with firsthand

and authentic stories of their lives. I would like to thank the entire team whose efforts

have made a simple idea to turn into a unique show that will bring fans closer to their

beloved players.'

Cricbuzz thus expands its commitment of adding value to the fan-driven world of cricket.

Produced under the banner of Trojan Horse Media, the 20-episode series will feature some

of the biggest names in present-day Indian cricket like Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit

Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Cheteshwar Pujara, Shreyas Iyer among other celebrated players.

Pratik Mazumder, Founder and CEO Trojan Horse Media said, 'We strive to bring out

meaningful stories and content that not only excites but also inspires, educates, and

entertains. Spicy Pitch is an endeavour at capturing our understanding of Indian audiences

and heartwarming true stories of struggle of iconic cricketers. Trojan Horse Media is thankful

to Cricbuzz for enabling it to bring such a unique narrative style of content and expects that

the series furthers Cricbuzz’s dominance in telling cricketing stories.'

Shirshendu Roy, Senior Video Producer, Cricbuzz, said, 'We at Cricbuzz pride ourselves

on being a platform for the finest cricketing stories. We are confident that this show will make

fans fall further in love with their favourite stars.'

UNI PL BM

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