Mayanti Langer: The bold, outspoken sports journalist who is a fearless wife

Updated: Feb 10, 2020, 08:33 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Mayanti Langer is a renowned sports journalist with a leading sports channel and a well-known face in the cricket circuit. (Pics/ Stuart Binny, Mayanti Langer Instagram)

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    Mayanti Langer anchors major cricket tournaments across the world. She has also hosted other sporting events such as football and Commonwealth Games.

    In picture: Mayanti Langer with husband Stuart Binny during one of their outings

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    Mayanti Langer was born on February 8, 1985, in Delhi, India to Sanjiv Langer and Mrs. Preminda Langer. Lt. General Rajinder Nath Batra and Mrs. Priyo Batra are her grandparents.

    In picture: Stuart Binnyshared this picture with Mayanti Langer, captioned, "Special to be on the cricket field together today because cricket brought us together...five years #blessed"

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    Mayanti Langer spent most of her childhood in the United States where she was raised in a strict atmosphere as her grandfather was a Lt. General in the Indian Army while her mother is a renowned school teacher.

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    Mayanti's father Sanjiv Langer has worked with the United Nation (UN). Mayanti Langer attended Hindu College, University of Delhi and successfully completed her B.A (Hons). 

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    Since childhood, Mayanti loved to play football and played it at the school level and also trained at the Super Soccer Academy, Delhi. 

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    After that, Mayanti Langer aspired to be a graphic designer but after an experiment as a sports anchor at the "FIFA Beach Football", Mayanti decided to be an anchor.

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    Mayanti Langer has hosted the 2011 and 2015 Cricket World Cup, 2014 Indian Super League, 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2010 Commonwealth Games. She also anchored the 2018 IPL season.

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    Mayanti Langer developed an interest in football when she was in the U.S and is currently considered as one of the leading prominent female sports journalists in India.

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    Mayanti Langer married Indian cricketer Stuart Binny in September 2012, and have been one of the most talked-about couples in Indian sport ever since.

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    Stuart Binny is the son of former Indian cricketer Roger Binny. He has played as an all-rounder for the Indian national side in international matches, and has also featured for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.

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    After a short stint as guest anchor for FIFA beach football, Mayanti Langer was offered a spot as host and associate producer for a sports channel.

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    Mayanti Langer then went on to work for various football shows on the sports network providing commentary and interviews during pre-match, half-time and post-match shows. She was also the anchor on a channel for the Nehru Cup football tournament held in New Delhi at the Ambedkar Stadium. She worked as an anchor for coverage of the Indian Cricket League.

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    Mayanti Langer has always managed to hit back at trolls who have pulled her up for her thigh-high skirts during her anchoring stints in cricket matches.

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    Stuart Binny shared this picture with Mayanti Langer atop a boat, and captioned, "An Afternoon well spent"

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    Mayanti Langer posted this picture with Stuart Binny, captioned, "Look who I caught on the prowl @belagavipanthers"

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    Mayanti Langer was trolled on many occasions for her dressing style, especially her short skirts.

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer looks gorgeous in a saree all ready to face the camera on screen

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    Not many people know that Mayanti Langer was also part of her college football team, she played as a striker

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer looks casual as she poses in an off shoulder

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer looks on point in this traditional wear as she clicks a candid selfie

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer takes a selfie in a red dress and looks ravishing

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer in a one-piece dress during a Champions Trophy match in 2017

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer at the Star Sports office during the Champions Trophy 2017 final

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer clicks a selfie during Diwali

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer with husband Stuart Binny, KL Rahul and Chris Gayle during the IPL

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    In picture: Mayanti Langer poses with the Indian women's cricket team players Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami and Harmanpreet Kaur

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    Mayanti Langer posted this picture from a studio where she was anchoring a pr-match cricket show

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    Mayanti Langer had posted this photo and had faced trolls online asking as to where her husband Stuart Binny was and what was he upto? Another troll replied saying he was picking up her luggage. Mayanti did not spare the online trolls and replied saying that her husband is happy doing what he loves and she can carry her own baggage herself.

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    Mayanti Langer shared this candid photo with husband Stuart Binny when the couple attended the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

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About The Gallery

Popular sports anchor and cricketer Stuart Binny's wife Mayanti Langer needs no introduction to sports fans in the country. But did you know, she had initially trained to become a graphic designer, but destiny made her a sports anchor? As Mayanti Langer celebrated her birthday over the weekend on February 8, we take a look at her career so far. Pictures Courtesy/ Mayanti Langer Instagram