With every day Pakistan Super League 2020 fever is rising and new innovations and technologies are being inducted to make this season of PSL interesting and engaging with every aspect of its coverage. Now for viewers in Pakistan PCB have taken the initiative and now Urdu commentary will be available in PSL 5.
Yes you heard it right Pakistan cricket board and Pakistan Super League management has decided to run Urdu commentary in each innings of PSL 5 matches for a span of 5 overs.
PSL 2020 Live Score Ball By Ball English Commentary
Renowned English cricket commentators and cricket experts including Ramiz Raja, Bazid Khan, Waqar Younis and Urooj Mumtaz have been handed over the responsibility to hold the mic for Urdu commentary as well during PSL 2020 edition.
This initiative is taken by taking by PCB to take Pakistan’s very own league one step closer to its audience, also interesting to note that this is the first time that all matches Pakistan Super League is taking place in Pakistan. It will allow Pakistan cricket fans who have some difficulty in understanding English commentary to enjoy live cricket action a bit more.
PSL 2020 Live Score Ball By Ball Urdu Commentary
A few eyebrows have been raised as Pakistan cricket board choose commentators who are renowned for English commentary and their command over Urdu commentary is yet to be seen. Doing commentary in Urdu is a totally different art, as it needed a good Urdu vocabulary so that you can construct an interesting pictures of the action taking place on the ground which we normally say “manzar kashi” in urdu.
Urdu commentators like Mirza Iqbal Baig, Tariq Saeed and Aqeel Samar have been totally ignored by PCB and this has been highlighted by so many cricket followers on twitter and other social media platforms.
When you look at current lot of Urdu cricket commentators in Pakistan than Mirza Iqbal Baig, Tariq Saeed and Aqeel Samar all have their separate fan base who tune into radio stations on match days especially to listen to those guys and their expert opinion regarding the cricketing action taking place.
So it is to be seen if PCB action to employ English cricket commentators for Urdu commentary will work or not during current season of Pakistan Super League.
Other innovations fans will see during PSL 5 will be introduction of SpiderCam, which will provide interactions between commentators and player on the ground. Coverage will be done through 28 High-Definition cameras, it also include super slomo camera and Ultra motion to catch the action and bringing in a aspect of closer investigation and analysis of every moment from Pakistan’s biggest cricket event.