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Videocon d2h Along With Mumbai Indians Nurtures Young Talent

Videocon d2h Along With Mumbai Indians Nurtures Young Talent

MUMBAI, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Hosts a Coaching Clinic Session With Mumbai Indian Players for Budding Cricketers

Videocon d2h, India's fastest growing DTH service provider and the team sponsor of

Mumbai Indians, provided an unforgettable experience for a group of school students by

hosting a cricket coaching session with the Mumbai Indians head coaches and star


at 16th May 2016 in Mumbai.

A group of budding cricketers from a Mumbai school were thrilled to share nets with

their favourites from the Mumbai Indians team. Ricky Ponting, Jhonty Rhodes, Parthiv


Shane Bond and Krunal Pandya spent their evening with the young talent giving

them valuable tips and sharing tricks of the game. The youngsters were then treated to


cricket master class, testing their new skills in bowling and batting against their

heroes at the Islam Gymkhana, Marine Drive.

The players also signed autographs and posed for pictures, while they were



"I was completely awestruck when I saw the MI players on the field rather than on a

television. Watching and playing cricket is my passion and sharing the nets with my


is a dream come true." said 12-year-old Vijay.

Ricky Ponting, Head Coach, Mumbai Indians said, "The coaching staff and our boys


great time today teaching these enthusiastic kids some basic cricketing tips. We hope


had fun while learning as much as we did. It's a good initiative by Videocon d2h to

organise this engagement and to motivate the kids to take up the sport".

Videocon d2h has a long history of supporting cricket through its long term

association with the Mumbai Indians IPL team.

"It is immensely satisfying that, through our association with the Mumbai Indians


Videocon d2h is able to undertake initiatives that make a positive impact on young


" said Saurabh Dhoot, Executive Chairman, Videocon d2h. "It was incredible to see the


on the youngsters' faces when they saw their favourite players as coaches and playing


them today. It is an experience they will always remember and hopefully it will give


the belief that they too can do great things with their lives," added Saurabh Dhoot.

Mr Anil Khera, CEO-Videocon d2h added, "Cricket is a religion in India. Meeting the

idols who are watched on television by billion people can have an incredible impact on

youngsters. We are hopeful that this initiative will inspire the kids to become better


help raise the standard of cricket in the country in the long run."

About Videocon d2h:

Videocon d2h is India's fastest growing DTH service provider which offers over 550

channels and services. Videocon d2h is launching HD Smart Connect Set top Box


Set top box) which converts your existing normal TV into a Smart TV. The Connected set


box allows one to browse content from Facebook, Twitter, Daily Motion, video on demand

sites, news sites, weather sites, etc. through applications residing on STB. Powered by

the MPEG-4 and DVB-S2 technology, Videocon d2h transforms your TV into a hub of

entertainment and knowledge. It offers a wide range of active services including Smart

English, Smart Games. The other active services include d2h Hollywood HD, d2h music,


spice, d2h cinema in both Standard Definition and HD, etc. It launched India's first 4K

Ultra HD DTH channel service. Videocon d2h offers India's first Radio Frequency Remote

Control. Videocon d2h also offers 45 "HD" channels and services. Videocon d2h has a pan

India sales and distribution channel, superior service orientation and a track record


introducing technologically innovative product and service offerings. Videocon d2h has

over 300 own service centres spread across 7500 top towns in India to attend and


the service issues within 4-6 hrs.

Videocon d2h was the first Indian media company to be listed on NASDAQ, USA. Videocon


has been awarded as India's Most Trusted Brand 2016, Pay TV Operator of the Year at


Cannes 2015, Asia's most promising DTH brand 2013 and 2014, India's Best brand by


Times 2014, India's Most Promising Brand by Economic Times 2015 and recognised as top


dream companies to work for by World HRD Congress.

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