As the game has evolved, cricket has witnessed several new developments over the years. But, in the last few decades, the game has witnessed a complete transformation. Colored kits, field restrictions, and many other innovations are relatively quite new to the sport. Check out the10 Most Beautiful Female Anchors In Cricket.
Along with these modifications, pre-match, mid-innings, and post-match shows were introduced to the sport in recent times. Former cricketers and cricket analysts put forward their thoughts about the game in these shows hosted by these ladies. These ladies, with their beauty, charm, and talent, have managed to win the hearts of many fans.
Check out ten of the most beautiful anchors in Cricket.
Most Beautiful Female Anchors In Cricket
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10. Rochelle Rao
The Femina Miss India in 2012, Rochelle Rao, got quite some fame when she contested in Bigg Boss 9. Moreover, she is also famous for her character “Lottery” in The Kapil Sharma Show and was also featured in the Kingfisher Calendar in 2014. She was born in Chennai and holds a B.Sc. degree in Electronic Media.
Rochelle got popular amongst cricket fans with her stint in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). She did her job quite well but couldn’t continue anchoring the league for a longer time. In 2018, the 30-year-old got married to her long-time boyfriend Keith Sequeira.
9. Karishma Kotak
Karishma Kotak is a British actor, model, and TV Presenter. While her father is a Gujarati, Karishma’s mother is an East African, and her family is settled in London. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Marketing. Although she wanted to become a teacher initially, destiny had other plans for Kotak.
The 36-year-old has been actively involved in modeling and acting careers since 1998. Some of Karishma’s achievements include featuring in the Kingfisher Calendar and participating in Bigg Boss 6. She was along with Rochelle in IPL-6 and earned many fans with her beautiful looks.
8. Pallavi Sharda
Pallavi Sharda is an Australian-born Indian-Nepalese. She is extremely famous amongst the Indian audience for her work in Shah Rukh Khan -starrer ‘My Name is Khan’. Pallavi also worked in a few other films like Dus Tola, Besharam, Hawaizaada, and Begum Jaan. Both her parents are IIT alumni and are from Delhi.
In 2010, Pallavi shifted from Melbourne to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. In 2016, the 26-year-old joined the Sony crew and anchored the Indian Premier League that year. She is quite charming and has got looks to kill. Even though she anchored in the league only for one year, Pallavi managed to build up a huge fan base.
7. Mandira Bedi
Anyone who follows cricket would be quite familiar with Mandira Bedi. She’s had a long-acting and presenting career. She attained celebrity status in 1994 itself when she acted in a television serial, Shanti. She followed it up with many other TV shows and has got a great deal of experience hosting cricket shows.
Mandira hosted the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2003 and 2007. Moreover, she also burdened the duties of the Champions Trophy in 2004 and 2006. The Bengal woman hosted the IPL season-2 for Sony Max and the following season for British Network – ITV.
6. Roshni Chopra
Roshni Chopra is an actor and has featured in several serials over the years. Some of the most notable ones include Kasam Se and Naagin. She has hosted several shows in her career including India’s Got Talent, Comedy Circus Teen ka Tadka and Comedy Nights with Kapil. Apart from this, she also starred in three films, namely, Let’s Enjoy, Bhram: An Illusion, and Phhir.
Roshni is from the Yash Chopra family and is married to film-maker Siddharth Anand Kumar. Deeya Chopra, the younger sister of the 38-year-old, is also an actress. Roshni, at one point in time, was the pre and post-match presenter on the cricket show Fourth Umpire that used to be aired on Doordarshan.
5. Shonali Nagrani
Shonali Nagrani is quite a famous entertainment television presenter hailing from Delhi. The 35-year-old has had cameos in the movies Rabb Ne Bana Di Jodi and Dil Bole Hadippa!. Shonali has won the Miss India International pageant in 2003. Furthermore, she was one of the Top 5 participants at the Femina Miss India pageant. She was a runner-up in Miss International (2003).
Featuring on Indian and British television, Shonali had a great career as a TV presenter. She hosted Popcorn on ZoomTV and Great Indian Laughter Challenge on Star One. In 2007, she hosted the IIFA Awards in Dubai and was a celebrity contestant in Bigg Boss 5.
Nagrani began hosting cricket shows with the Champions Trophy in 2006. She was the presenter at the World Cup 2007 and World T20 in 2009 and 2010. Shonali was even one of the hosts for IPL 2008 and was signed by ITV in 2011 for the coverage of IPL in the UK. Since then, she hosted four consecutive editions of the T20 league.
4. Lekha Washington
The Chennai-born Lekha Washington is a very famous face both in the cinema and TV fields. Lekha has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Kannada films. She is best known for her work in the critically acclaimed film ‘Vedam’ and for her role in Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola. Apart from acting, she’s had a career in the product designing field and she is also a lyricist.
While her father is a mixture of Italian, Burmese, and Punjabi ancestry, her mother is a Maharashtrian. Lekha was signed to present for the maiden season of the IPL and is a huge fan of CSK.
In that edition, she became quite famous when she jokingly asked umpire Asad Rauf about the team he rooted for. This stint was considered a highly successful one and has helped her get more opportunities in movies.
3. Mayanti Langer
his name needs no introduction. Mayanti Langer is the ‘superwoman’ of the cricket shows in India. She is an absolute perfectionist and is having a highly successful career. Mayanti has been associated with the Star Sports network for several years now.
The 34-year-old started her hosting career with a show called Football Cafe on Zee Sports. She then hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2010 Commonwealth game and eventually ventured into the cricket field.
Mayanti hosted the World Cup 2011 which India won. She held the same responsibility for the 2015 edition of the tournament as well. While she hosted several bilateral series and T20 World Cups, her maiden IPL stint came in 2018 when Star Network acquired the broadcasting rights. Mayanti is also married to a cricketer, Stuart Binny.
2. Shibani Dandekar
A singer, actress, and model, Shibani is a familiar face to the Indian audience. She has got looks to kill and is the girlfriend of Bollywood actor-producer Farhan Akhtar. Shibani began her career as a television anchor in American television before she returned to India. Apart from hosting several Hindi shows and events, the 38-year-old has also actively pursued a career in modeling.
Shibani was also spotted in Hindi films Sultan, Naam Shabana, and Bhavesh Joshi: Superhero. Between 2011 and 2015, she worked as an anchor for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and that was her major claim to fame. Shibani has had a highly successful stint hosting the league and won the hearts of many with her beautiful looks.
1. Archana Vijaya
Archana Vijaya is yet another notable name on Indian Television and anchoring field. This Kolkata beauty has been an integral part of the anchoring team of the IPL ever since its inception. She started as a model in the television show ‘Get Gorgeous’ in 2004 and also won the title back then. She also participated in Jalak Dikhla Jaa 5 and worked as a VJ on Channel V.
Archana also has got her fashion accessories brand, Label Kiss, and always keeps updating with the trends. She is one of the most remarkable TV shows hosts in the country and signed up with Neo Sports first as an anchor.
She hosted the shows ‘Tour Diary for Extra Cover’ and ‘Cricket…Tadka Marke’. Archana was present in almost every season of the IPL as long as the broadcasting rights were with Sony TV.