Pune: UC Browser, India’s leading mobile browser from the stables of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, will host live streamed chats with former cricket stars Virender Sehwag and Shahid Afridi during the highly anticipated Asia Cup encounters between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on September 19 at 9.30 pm and on September 23 at 7 pm.
The two former cricketers will indulge in conversation and discuss about the never-ending excitement over the India-Pakistan cricket clash. Matches between the two nations have always been billed as amongst the greatest sporting rivalries in the world.
Sehwag and Afridi, known as on-field enemies and off-field friends, will discuss and debate a host of topics in connection with the game and share personal match experiences with cricket fans on UC. Cricket lovers can expect the two cricketers, known for their swashbuckling and aggressive on field performances during their playing days, to bring the same aggressive intent and passion on UC’s online platform.
Also, they will be enjoying imitating each other in high spirits, trying tongue twisters, speaking in Punjabi and Pushto languages and will reveal some never before heard dressing room secrets. In the live chat experience the former cricketers will put their team up in every possible way. It is expected that Afridi will talk about India’s defeat at the ICC Champions Trophy last year and state how Kohli’s absence can impact India’s performance whereas Sehwag will defend the Indian team.
Talking about the initiative, Damon Xi, General Manager of UCWeb India and Indonesia said, “We always strive towards serving swift and smooth speed browsing with personalised content experience to our users. The India vs Pakistan clash is one of the biggest sporting rivalries in the game. Hosting a live chat during the India-Pakistan clash is an opportunity for us to celebrate with sports lovers and we believe to get longtime fans and newcomers come together to cheer for their favorite teams.”
The upcoming India Pakistan match has been generating avid interest and excitement amongst cricket lovers across the world. Through this interactive live session with Virender Sehwag and Shahid Afridi, UC hopes to bring users closer to their favourite cricket stars.