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Rishabh Pant excited to meet his fans ahead of IPL 2024

Updated on: 25 February,2024 11:36 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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Rishabh, who missed the 2023 season as he was undergoing rehabilitation following the accident, is looking forward to becoming part of Star Sports' ‘Star Nahi Far’ initiative, which started from Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad and now gains momentum with the visit of Mumbai Indians and Team India’s ace all-rounder Hardik Pandya in Mumbai on Saturday

Rishabh Pant excited to meet his fans ahead of IPL 2024

Rishabh Pant. Pic/AFP

After recovering from a serious car accident, India's wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is excited to meet his fans ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2024) in Delhi and make some special memories.


Rishabh, who missed the 2023 season as he was undergoing rehabilitation following the accident, is looking forward to becoming part of Star Sports' ‘Star Nahi Far’ initiative, which started from Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad and now gains momentum with the visit of Mumbai Indians and Team India’s ace all-rounder Hardik Pandya in Mumbai on Saturday.


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As the excitement for the IPL 2024 season builds, ‘Star Nahi Far’ promises to traverse the nation with activities featuring IPL’s brightest stars and Star Sports ‘Believe’ ambassadors, including Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, K.L Rahul, and Shikar Dhawan.

With this initiative, Star Sports is providing opportunities for fans to come closer to their cricketing idol. In Mumbai, 40 lakh enthusiasts are already attending the event in a quest to meet Hardik Pandya.

Commenting on the ‘Star Nahi Far’ initiative, Rishabh Pant said, “The IPL is not only about cricket; it’s also about the fans who make every match memorable. With Star Sports’ ‘Star Nahi Far’ initiative, I will get to share the game’s excitement with fans directly. Can’t wait to meet the fans in Delhi during IPL 2024 and make more special memories together!”

Commenting on the initiative, Star Sports ‘Believe Ambassador’ K.L Rahul said, “The anticipation leading up to the IPL season is palpable, and being able to connect with our Lucknow supporters in person adds an extra layer of excitement. Teaming up with Star Sports for the 'Star Nahi Far' initiative, I am eager to hit the streets of Lucknow through the season of IPL, share our love for the game, and create unforgettable memories with fans.”

The recently concluded events in Tamil Nadu at Salem and Coimbatore along with Hyderabad underscores the broadcaster’s focus on nurturing a deep connection between fans and their sporting icons. The resounding success of the inaugural leg witnessed over 10,000 passionate fans gathering to meet cricketing luminaries such as MSK Prasad and Irfan Pathan in Hyderabad, and Vijay Shankar, Sai Kishore, L Balaji, T Natarajan, and Shahrukh Khan in Tamil Nadu.

(With IANS Inputs)

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