Indian Premier League popularly known as IPL is one of most followed and most loved cricket tournaments across the world. IPL was started in 2008 by Lalit Modi, ex-member of BCCI. Indian Premier League is known for nail-biting finishes, Bollywood celebrities, fan armies, international cricketers, cheerleaders and obviously glamorous and hot female anchors.
Female anchors are one of the biggest attractions of IPL; in fact, many guys enjoy their anchoring more than the matches, haha.
Here presenting you 10 Hottest female anchors of IPL.
1. Mandira Bedi (IPL-2)
Apart from hosting IPL for Sony, Mandira also hosted the third edition of IPL for ITV which broadcasts IPL in Great Britain.
2. Shonali Nagrani
In 2003, Shonali Nagrani was crowned Femina Miss India International. She played a cameo role in “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi”. She also hosted 2006 Champions Trophy and 2007 World Cup. Shonali hosted 4 seasons of IPL for ITV.
3. Lekha Washington ( IPL – 1)
Lekha Washington is a famous South Indian actress and has worked in Telugu, Kannada and Tamil films. She was one of the female anchors to host the maiden IPL tournament.
4. Karishma Kotak (IPL- 6)
Karishma is a British Indian and a TV presenter. Kotak holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Advertising and Marketing. Kotak featured in the Kingfisher calendar of 2006. She hosted the sixth edition of IPL along with Rochelle Rao.
5. Isa Guha
Isa is an Indian origin England cricketer who appeared a number of times on extra innings of IPL. Guha also worked for ITV’s coverage of IPL.
6. Pallavi Sharda – ( IPL 9)
Pallavi is an Australian-born Indian and holds multiple degrees in Media, Communications, and Law. She also has a Diploma in Modern Languages. She played a cameo in SRK’s “My Name is Khan”. Sharda is the other female anchor for 2016 IPL season.
7. Archana Vijaya
Archana is a model and TV presenter. She is the most popular anchor in the history of the tournament. Archana has hosted various cricket shows and also worked for Neo Cricket before hosting IPL.
8. Shibani Dandekar
She hosted numerous TV shows including Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 5, AXN’s Men 2.0. This Pune-born actress has hosted IPL for 4 seasons from 2011 to 2015 and is very popular in social media.
9. Rochelle Maria Rao (IPL – 6 & 9)
Rochelle holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics media and was crowned with Femina Miss India International in 2012. Rochelle was a part of Kingfisher calendar in 2014. She hosted IPL during the 6th edition and is currently one of the female anchors in 2016.
10. Mayanti Langer
She’s true beauty with brains. Being a prominent journalist in India, Mayanti has hosted many tournaments like Football Cafe on Zee Sports, 2010 FIFA World Cup broadcast on ESPN, 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2011 Cricket World Cup, 2014 Indian Super League, 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup and 2018 Indian Premier League.
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