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Star Sports and BCCI launch #MyDebutMatch initiative for young cricket fans

MUMBAI: The Board of Control for
Cricket in India (BCCI) and its
broadcast partner Star Sports have
launched #MyDebutMatch initiative
for young cricket enthusiasts.
The initiative was kicked-off with the
fifth and final ODI between India and
South Africa at Wankhede Stadium
wherein 100 Mumbai kids got an
opportunity to make a ‘Fan Debut’ and
watch the match live in the stadium
with their parents.
The initiative will also be extended to
the four test matches between India
and South Africa to be held at Mohali,
Bengaluru, Nagpur and Delhi under the
Freedom Series.
Through this initiative, Star Sports
and BCCI aim to turn the budding
cricket fans into cricket purists by
giving them a taste of the electric,
charged, stadium experience for the
first time.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said,
“This is a great way to connect young
fans with the game. Today’s fans
could be tomorrow’s stars. Nothing
can match the excitement of watching
the game live from the ground. This
experience can inspire young fans to
start loving the game and follow with
increased enthusiasm.”
Star India COO Sanjay Gupta said,
“#MyDebutMatch is the biggest ever
drive launched by Star Sports and
BCCI for young cricket enthusiasts.
Every child’s first Live cricket match
at the stadium is an experience to
remember and cherish. A first of its
kind initiative by Star Sports and
BCCI, ‘My Debut Match’ provides an
opportunity for young fans to make
their maiden visit to the stadium and
watch the game in action. Free
passes, exclusive merchandise and
once in a lifetime in-stadia
experience, #MyDebutMatch will leave
these kids with cherished memories of
their stadium debut.”

Star Sports and BCCI launch #MyDebutMatch initiative for young cricket fans

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