These beautiful IPL anchors, not just with their charm and talent but also with their acquaintance with the sport, have won many fans’ hearts.
From Test to ODI, to T20I, and now even T10 – as the game of cricket has grown, it has also witnessed several new expansions over the years. The Indian Premier League has been a revelation among all those newer developments. It is the most anticipated Twenty20 league globally and has always been a center of attraction. The league has always created great fun for every cricket lover, from a kid who has just learned about cricket to a grandfather who has seen cricket progress from 6-day test matches to the ever-popular 20-over matches.
Colored kits, field restrictions, and many other innovations have made the game more exciting for fans. There have also been pre-match, mid-innings, and post-match shows along with these modifications. From towering sixes to stunning catches to scintillating hat tricks, the IPL has it all.
Over the years, many Bollywood beauties have graced the IPL fans while anchoring the T20 show and interviewing the field players. The glam quotient, already at its peak due to a plethora of stars, is further enhanced by cheerleaders on the side-lines and glamorous ladies in the pre and post-match shows. A simple smile from these anchors is enough to win a million hearts.
While former cricketers and cricket analysts put forward their thoughts about the game, these shows have been hosted by some of the most beautiful women around.
We take a look at the 14 hottest female anchors that the Indian Premier League has ever had:
Isa Guha worked for ITV’s coverage of IPL. And it was a welcome change watching this beauty with brains exchanging notes and bytes with other international players.
Anyone who follows cricket will be pretty familiar with Mandira Bedi. She’s had a long-acting and presenting career. In 1994, she acted in a television series, Shanti, and followed it up with many other TV shows. She has worked in many films and has cemented her place as one of the beautiful IPL anchors.
In 2013, Sanajan Ganesan participated in Femina Officially Gorgeous competition and won the title. She is a model and a contestant of Femina Miss India Pune. Later, she worked with Star Sports as an anchor and sports presenter.
Nashpreet Singh Kaur
Nashpreet was born in Fiji and hosted the IPL 2020. However, she is of Indian origin and grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where she works as a model.
Saumya Tandon is a beautiful Indian TV actress and a recognized host. She has appeared in many TV shows, and viewers have seen her in Bollywood movies.
Roshni Chopra hails from the Yash Chopra family and is married to film-maker Siddharth Anand Kumar. Roshni was also the pre and post-match presenter on the Fourth Umpire cricket show at one point in time.
Her IPL seasons created a huge fan base, and she is still praised for her amazing pictures and photoshoots. Archana Vijaya was present in almost every season of the IPL as long as the broadcasting rights were with Sony TV and she is one of the most beautiful IPL anchors.
Pallavi Sharda is an Australian-born Indian-Nepalese. She is greatly famous amongst the Indian audience for her work in the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘My Name is Khan’. Pallavi had also worked in films like Dus Tola, Besharam, Hawaizaada, and Begum Jaan.
Lekha Washington was signed to present for the maiden season of the IPL and is a massive fan of CSK. In that edition, she became quite famous when she jokingly asked umpire Asad Rauf about his rooted team.
Shonali Nagrani began hosting cricket shows with the Champions Trophy in 2006. She presented at the World Cup in 2007 and the World T20 in 2009 and 2010. She has had cameos in movies like “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi” and “Dil Bole Hadippa!”
Karishma Kotak is a British actor, model, and TV presenter. Since 1998, she has been actively involved in modeling and acting careers. She, along with Rochelle, hosted the IPL-6 and earned many fans with her looks and claims to be one of the beautiful IPL anchors.
Rochelle Marie Rao
Rochelle Rao got popular amongst cricket fans with her stint in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. She did her job quite well but couldn’t continue anchoring the league for a longer time.
Between 2011 and 2015, Shibani Dandekar worked as an anchor for the Indian Premier League, her major claim to fame. She began her career as a television anchor on American television before returning to India. While she hosted several Hindi shows and events, she even pursued a career in modeling.
This name needs no introduction. Mayanti Langer is the “superwoman” of the cricket shows in India. Her maiden IPL stint came in 2018 when Star Network acquired the broadcasting rights. She is an absolute perfectionist and has had a highly successful career. Mayanti is undoubtedly the most recognizable and among the most beautiful IPL anchors on post-match shows.
Which of these dazzling Indian Premier League beauties is your favorite?