Listen to Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 live commentary on Dubai's 89.1 Radio 4
UAE-based Channel 2 Group, holder of the audio rights for the Unimoni Asia Cup 2018, will once again make live cricket commentary available to listeners in the UAE. This has been enabled through their more-than-a-decade old partnership with Channel 4 Radio Network a part of Al Murad Group.
Listeners will enjoy ball-by-ball action as it happens, along with chances to win prizes. The live broadcast will take place on 89.1 Radio 4 FM in Hindi and English, with regular updates on Gold 101.3 FM in Malayalam.
The announcement was made during a press conference held on Monday at The Address Marina Hotel in the presence of former India captain Kapil Dev, Ajay Sethi, chairman of Channel 2 Group Corporation, and Abdulla Mohammad Al Murad, chairman of Al Murad Group, among others.
Channel 2 is an exclusive broadcast partner with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and holds exclusive global audio (digital and analogue) rights for all their live events up until 2023.
"We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Channel 4 Radio Network. They share our vision to widen our reach to all cricket fans here in the UAE and are thrilled to provide LIVE coverage of the Unimoni Asia Cup 2018," Sethi said.
"With the establishment of Cricket Radio over a decade ago, we are confident that we will continue to grow as world-class pioneers and providers of Live audio cricketing action and bring to cricket enthusiasts all there is to know about cricket," he added.
"We are proud of our long-term association with Channel 2 since 2003 and are extremely excited to once again bring LIVE cricketing action to all cricket lovers in the UAE. Our journey with Channel 2 continues," said Al Murad.
The Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 will take place in Abu Dhabi and Dubai from September 15 to 28, 2018. The tournament will feature six teams: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Bangladesh, and will include 13 matches. The much-awaited match between India and Pakistan will take place on September 19.