The Indian Premier League (IPL) is returning after a long wait this year. But the craze among cricket fans has not reduced. Cricket has such a craze that even OTT’s world is not untouched by it. In another place, the IPL will also be aired on Disney Plus Hotstar. At the same time, there have been some tremendous shows on streaming platforms.
1. Roar of the Lion
Just before the IPL of 2019, ‘Roar of the Lion’ streamed on Hotstar. This was the story of Chennai Super Kings’ return to the IPL. The three-time winning team returned after a ban on fixing. The same issue is discussed in this documentation. It is special that players like Mahendra Singh, Suresh Raina, Sen. Watson and Ravindra Jadeja are also present in it.
2. Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians
Documentation came on Hotstar is a hit on Netflix. Its name is ‘Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians’. How the Mumbai team returned after a poor performance shown in this documentary. How a team stood up and made won the title. The story of the year 2017 victory is told in this series, which came in the year 2019.
3. The Test
The Australian team once had a kind of domination over the entire cricket. Till 2007, there was no specific challenger in world cricket. After this, gradually the slopes started coming. Meanwhile, two of the team’s key players, Steve Smith and David Warner, were banned for ball tampering. The Australian team broke down from here. The task of recovering from such a situation fell on the shoulders of Tim Paine and Justice Langar. The story of how the two coaches set up a new team is told in The Test. This documentary is available on Amazon Prime Video.
4. Selection Day
Apart from documentaries, many fiction web series are also available on cricket. Web series ‘selection day’ is available on Netflix. Udayan Prasad has made this series on the novel of the same name of Arvind Agadia. This series has been produced by Anil Kapoor. Actors like Mohammad Samad, Rajesh Telang, Ratna Pathak Shah and Mahesh Manjrekar have done tremendous acting in the series.
5. Inside Edge
This famous web series of Amazon Prime Video has been built around a fictional cricket league like the IPL. There have been two seasons so far, the third season is also coming. The special thing is that this series has been produced by Farhan Akhtar. The series features actors like Richa Chadha, Angad Bedi, Nishant Chaturvedi and Amit Syal.
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