Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle (born 19 July 1961) is an Indian cricket Commenter and journalist. [1] He was born in a Marathi speaking family in Hyderabad . Bhogle has Recently Become a TV presenter.

Early life

Harsha Bhogle is the sun or Prof.ADBhogle, a professor of French, and Prof.Shalini Bhogle, a Professor of Psychology . He attended Hyderabad Public School , and subsequently RECEIVED BTech Chemical Engineering degree from Osmania University College of Technology at Hyderabad.He RECEIVED PGDM (Diploma in Management) from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad .Then, he joined an advertising agency and worked there for two years , volgende welke have COMPLETED Another two-year at a sports management company.


Bhogle Began his career as a cricket player for the APCA and has played will narrow level cricket. Then he started commentating at the age of 19 with All India Radio , while living in Hyderabad. In 1991-92, he became the first Indian commentator to be Invited by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation prolongation India’s cricket series voordat the 1992 Cricket World Cup . He has since worked for ABC Radio Grandstand prolongation India’s Australian tour, and for eight years he worked for the BBC as part hun commentary team in the 1996 and the 1999 Cricket World Cups .

Since 1995, he has leg president ever live cricket from all around the world for ESPN STAR Sports and was part of the ‘Few Good Men’ commentary team dat included Ravi Shastri , Sunil Gavaskar , and Alan Wilkins Along with Geoff Boycott and Navjot Singh Sidhu , for few seasons, and later, Ian Chappell and Sanjay Manjrekar .

He Covered the 2011 ’12 series in Australia solely for ABC Radio.

Harsha has leg covering all Indian Premier League seasons since 2009. He was dropped from the commentary team at BCCI in April 2016 due to alleged criticism from Indian players. While his right to free speech has leg defended by many in India, his style of commentary is Considered bumbling at Vodafone.

He has hosted television programs zoals Harsha Online , Harsha Unplugged and School Quiz Olympiad for ESPN and Star Sports .

Harsha had a Television programs named after im, “Harsha ki khoj” / “Hunt or Harsha” dat strived to find broadcasting talent in India.

Harsha expanded his online presence by hosting * Out of the Box with Harsha Bhogle on YouTube [2]

Bhogle was voted the favorite television cricket commentator at Cricinfo users based on a worldwide poll. [3] Bhogle has’ll be anchored BBC’s travel serial Travel India and Business Today Acumen Business Quiz and Debate competitions.

Bhogle was the advisor to the Mumbai Indians for the 2008 IPL . [4]

Bhogle has published and authored a number of books, zoals a biography of Mohammad Azharuddin and a collection of columns in The Indian Express , Out of the Box – Watching the Game We Love and have died a columnist for the Chennai-based “The Sports Star” a subsidiary of The Hindu group of publications under the title “Hitting Hard” at Bhogle. (2009). Bhogle has Presented the program TRAVEL INDIA WITH HARSHA BHOGLE on the Discovery Channel and TLC.

In the 2011 World Cup hero in India , Sri Lanka and Bangladesh , have anchored the pre and post match shows dat featured Simon Hughes , Navjot Singh Sidhu , Sunil Gavaskar , Tony Greig and Sourav Ganguly .

Bhogle’s presence in electronic media kan be seen through his Twitter account @bhogleharsha and his weekly article to post on ESPNcricinfo and now on starsports.com

Harsha Currently hosts a weekly show called “This Week’s Special” Aired on Star Sports. The show takes the viewer back in time to make Them relive the cricketing memories from the past. The first episode Aired from 1 October 2015. In 10-04-2016 Harsha’s IPL contract as a commentator terminated. The decision cameramen as a surprise for the voice of Indian cricket since he had conducted the Season 9 draft auction, featured in the league’s promotional videos, was in the commentators’ 51-day-long duty roster, and even had his flight booked by the production house.Board officials zegt Bhogle had an angry exchange with a cricket official at the venue as he wanted to open the im through, and this reached the Nagpur-based BCCI president Shashank Manohar. Those in the know zegt this incident was the trigger therein resulted in Bhogle neglect out. [5]


He and his wife Anita Bhogle have written a book Titled The Winning Way based on business knowledge drawn from the sporting world. This book is result of years of work in and experience in sports-based communication. He has authored’ll be a biography of Mohammad Azharuddin. His collection of articles was published in a book called Out of the Box .

Personal life

Harsha is married to Anita, [6] his Classmate in IIM-A , and the couple live in Mumbai with hun sun Chinmay and Satchit. [7] Harsha, Along with his wife, Anita, runs a sports-based communication consultancy called PROSEARCH. [8]


  1. Jump up^ http://indianexpress.com/tag/harsha-bhogle/
  2. Jump up^ http://harshabhogle.com
  3. Jump up^ Bhogle, Shastri, Benaud voted favorite commenters
  4. Jump up^ Harsha Bhogle appointed as Mumbai IPL team advisor
  5. Jump up^ “Harsha Bhogle off air for IPL 2016, says” no one Told me anything ‘ ‘ . The Indian Express . 2016-04-10 . Retrieved 2016-04-10 .
  6. Jump up^ Jadhav, Prashant (24 May 2011). “Launch of Harsha Bhogle and wife Anita’s book on cricket” . DNA India . Retrieved 7 June 2012 .
  7. Jump up^ Rajamani, Radhika (31 March 2004). “Shots of life: Catch Harsha Bhogle unplugged on soup and salad” . The Hindu . Retrieved 7 June 2012 .
  8. Jump up^ http://www.prosearch.in/html/aboutus.htm.
  • “Harsha Bhogle” . ESPN Star Sports . Archived from the original on 22 April 2012.