ESPN-STAR Sports signs Shane Warne as expert analyst

Updated: Oct 05, 2012, 18:50 PM IST

Delhi:Speaking on the occasion, Peter Hutton, Managing Director, ESPN STAR Sports, said, "We`re delighted to add one of the legends of the game to our commentary team. Following on from the work with Kevin Pietersen it shows our intention to add the best international commentators to Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and the rest of our regular Indian team."

Huw Bevan, Senior Vice President, Production, ESPN STAR Sports, felt, "Warne`s unique experience and no-holds-barred insights will add immense value to ESS`s presentation of cricket.

"Fans in India would indeed be familiar with his achievements at the international level as well as his heroics for Rajasthan Royals, and we`re delighted to have him as part of our comprehensive cricket coverage."

ESPN-STAR Sports today has roped in Australian spin legend Shane Warne as a part of its commentary, presentation and analysis team for a period of three years.

Warne had an incredible cricket international career for Australia claiming over 1,000 wickets in Tests and One-day Internationals.

Speaking on the occasion, Shane Warne, said, "I`m really excited about working with ESPN STAR Sports and their excellent team."