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Watch: Virender Sehwag and Prithvi Shaw in action in World's first virtual reality cricket tournament

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 March 2019, 17:35 IST
Prithvi Shaw-Virender Sehwag

The world’s first virtual reality cricket tournament is here and Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, Andre Russell will be seen in action. The online streaming platform viu released the first teaser of the tournament. Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill featured in the advertisement of the IB Cricket Super Over League.

Prithvi Shaw Tweeted, “Great to team up with the masters of class and hitting @VVSLaxman281 and @Russell12A. Excited to take on @RealShubmanGill in this new format of cricket league, #IBCricketSuperOverLeague starting today only on Viu! @playiBCricket @viudesi.”

Virender Sehwag also Tweeted, “Slow ball par slow ball yaar, @Bazmccullum! Had fun playing the #iBCricketSuperOverLeague with you. Let’s meet again in this virtual format. Watch the league on Viu #SehwagvsMcCullum @playiBCricket @viudesi.”

Here is what some of the fans said about the league:

Nand Tweeted, "Its SHOWTIMEEEEEEEEE! God, can you please fast-forward the time? Ab wait nahi hota! I'm blessed to see Laxman and Viru again on the field. Thank you #IBCricketSuperOverLeague @viu_IN."

"Curiosity on peaks For Russell on crease!! Excited for his gameplay! Excited about watching wrist shots from Laxman! Gill vs. Shaw is a tale to hear with a pint of ale :D #IBCricketSuperOverLeague @viu_IN," Tweeted one of the fans.

 

The IB Cricket Super Over League will start on viu app on March 15 ahead of the Indian Premier League. As the cricket fever is gripping the country, lets see how is the new tournament received here.

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First published: 15 March 2019, 17:35 IST
 
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