IPL 2024: FYI, Star Sports 3 now has commentary for deaf and visually impaired cricket fans

Backed by BCCI, India Signing Hands (ISH) has set up a commentary panel of experts

IPL 2024 is now available in Indian Sign Language IPL 2024 is now available in Indian Sign Language

In a first, the 2024 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is being broadcast with sign language and descriptive commentary for the satisfaction of deaf and visually impaired cricket lovers. 

According to Star Sports, the official broadcasting channel of IPL 2024, India Signing Hands (ISH) has now been customised with a feed designed to take the electrifying excitement of the T20 league to deaf and visually impaired people. Ball-by-ball updates are now available in sign language and the commentators describe every moment of the game along with verbal score updates. 

"We are thrilled to announce that the upcoming IPL season will be aired LIVE with ISL Interpretation, ensuring that the Deaf can immerse themselves fully in the magic of Cricket," the ISH said on its website. Specialists have been reportedly roped in by the ISH to provide the best output for its subscribers. " Tune in to Star Sports 3 TV Channel for Live coverage and find all the necessary details in our video," the official release added.

India Signing Hands (ISH) was founded on 24th April 2017 by Mr. Alok Kejriwal, with the goal of providing solutions to “Accessibility” issues faced by deaf people in India.


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