India’s first-ever Table Tennis league to be broadcasted on Star Sports Select
Star Sports will be the official broadcaster for the inaugural edition of India’s first ever professional table tennis league, the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT)
Star Sports will be the official broadcaster for the inaugural edition of India’s first ever professional table tennis league, the Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT). Star Sports Select 2 HD and Star Sports Select 2 will air all the matches live from July 13-30, 2017, from 7:30 PM onwards. The league will also be streamed live on Star India’s digital platform Hotstar.
Vita Dani, League Owner, Ultimate Table Tennis, commented on the same, saying, "We are delighted to have Star Sports on board as the official broadcaster for Ultimate Table Tennis. This will help take the league to a larger audience and give them the best viewer experience. We believe that the sport will get a wider reach and viewership than ever through this association.”
A Star India Spokesperson said, “At Star Sports, we are committed to nurturing a multi-sport culture in India. Bringing fans closer to Table Tennis through the Ultimate Table Tennis league is a step forward in that direction. Our understanding of the sporting landscape in the country and, more importantly, our everyday connect with the Indian sports fan helps us showcase compelling content. We believe that Ultimate Table Tennis league will generate widespread interest for the sport and provide global exposure to talented Indian players.”
This partnership adds to Star Sports’ existing repertoire of domestic leagues like VIVO Pro Kabaddi League, Hero India Super League, Vodafone Premier Badminton League, Coal India Hockey India League. Star Sports was also the official broadcasting partner for Seamaster ITTF World Tour India Open, Delhi, 2017.
Ultimate Table Tennis league will have 24 of the best Indians as well as 24 of the leading international players competing in the marquee competition. Each team will have eight players - four men and four women - with an equal mix of overseas and Indian players. Each team will have a foreign and an Indian coach.
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