Intro: Harsha Bhogle is a person who gained his television presence because of cricket although he is not a cricket player. According to an online poll of Crickinfo, Harsha Bhogle was voted as most favourite TV cricket commentator of India.
Harsha Bhogle is known for his fluent cricket commentary because of which he has won a lot accolades. While now he is working as a freelance TV commentator and presenter, he started his career with All India Radio at the age of 19. He owns the honour of being the first Indian who was called by Australian Broadcasting Corporation to work as a commentator during the 1992 Cricket Work Cup which was held in Australia. In 1995, he started commenting live cricket as he joined the commentators’ team of ESPN STAR Sports. He joined the team of commentators called “Few Good Men” along with
, Geoff Boycott,
Navjot Singh Sidhu
, and Allan Wilkins.
In 2009, Harsha Bhogle joined CNN-IBN as a cricket analyst and since then he is covering all the seasons of Indian Premiere League. During the Indian tour of Australia 2011-12, he was not the part of commentators’ team of ESPN STAR Sports as he exclusively worked for ABC Radio.
Along with acting as a commentator, Harsha has also hosted some television programs such as Harsha Online, School Quiz Olympiad, and Harsha Unplugged for Star Sports and ESPN. In addition, he also hosts a special television programme Harsha Ki Khoj or Hunt of Harsha to find out new broadcasting talent coming from India.