Cricket portal Cricbuzz (@Cricbuzz) and Twitter announced a collaboration to live stream Cricbuzz LIVE every Saturday along side a live curated timeline of Tweets to a global cricket audience.
This is the first stream in India to bring live cricket content to Twitter alongside the best real-time conversation and Tweets on the same screen.
Twitter will enable fans to watch the Cricbuzz LIVE preview show every Saturday during the season and before each game in the Playoffs and Finals. The live streams will feature a curated timeline of Tweets from which fans can engage directly with the show and join in the cricket conversation.
Cricbuzz LIVE will be available to logged-in and logged-out users on Twitter and connected devices. Cricket fans can access the live streams atlive.twitter.com/cricbuzzlive and @cricbuzz on Twitter. The first show is on 7th April at 730 pm IST.
The expert panel for the show includes Zaheer Khan (@ImZaheer), Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha), Gaurav Kapur (@gauravkapur), Michael Vaughan (@michaelvaughan), Simon Doull (@Sdoull), Joy Bhattacharjya (@joybhattacharj), Gautam Bhimani (@gbhimani) and Danish Sait (@DanishSait).
Cricket fans can also click on the Tweet below to set a reminder to watch the show:
#CricbuzzLIVE: In partnership with @TwitterSports this summer, watch and Tweet the first cricket show to have a special LIVE Event Experience here on Twitter. Tap to set your reminder now! https://t.co/QXGRMbvB3a
— Cricbuzz (@cricbuzz) April 5, 2018
In addition to the special Cricbuzz LIVE live streams every Saturday, fans can also watch live video directly from the @Cricbuzz Twitter account every day through out the season with a dedicated mix of analysis, player interviews and recaps.
Commenting on this partnership, Aneesh Madani, Head of Sports Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Twitter said, “Twitter is what’s happening in the world of sports and we’re excited to team up with Cricbuzz to launch Cricbuzz LIVE, a weekly live cricket show on Twitter, for the cricket community worldwide. Cricbuzz has long been a partner of ours and has built a stellar panel of experts for the show. We’re thrilled for cricket fans around the world to partake in this unique experience.”
“Cricbuzz is constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation around cricket and this is another first that we are proud to partner with Twitter on. The launch ofCricbuzz LIVE is a landmark moment for us and it’s special to have the show shared through a unique live stream experience. Our goal is to reach and engage the cricket community around the world and this partnership will make the show even more fun and accessible, especially as our star studded expert panel is popular on Twitter.” said Pankaj Chhaparwal (@cpankaj), CEO, Cricbuzz.