Telecom operator Reliance Jio on Wednesday launched a mega 102GB data pack for just Rs 251 ahead of the IPL cricket season.
The operator has also roped in comedian Sunil Grover as a host for a live show to be put out on its MyJio app.
“Jio is introducing a Cricket Season Pack that will allow cricket lovers to get access to their favourite live matches on mobile and stream almost every LIVE match throughout the duration of 51 days , available at Rs 251 only, offering 102 GB Data,” Jio said in a statement.
The cricket season will begin with the start of Indian Premier League on Saturday.
Grover will host the Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Live show which will feature celebrity guests including Shilpa Shinde, Ali Asgar, Sugandha Mishra along with former cricketers Kapil Dev and Virendra Sehwag.
“The show premieres exclusively on MyJio app, available free to both Jio and non Jio subscribers, on April 7, 2018 … with original LIVE episodes, releasing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday,” the statement said.
The company will also launch Jio Cricket Play game where participants will get chance to win prizes.
Jio Cricket Play Along live mobile game
In addition to the new Cricket Season Pack, Jio has also announced a new live mobile game that is seemingly accessible to all smartphone users in India. Available for 7 weeks and across 60 IPL 2018 matches, the game can be played in 11 languages. The game claims to offer real-time interaction during the cricket matches. Jio says that certain prizes will be up for grabs during the game.
Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan Live show
Apart from that, Jio also announced the launch of its new web show that will be hosted by personalities such as comedian Sunil Grover and anchor Samir Kochhar who will be joined by several comedians and popular cricketers, with live episodes airing every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; Virender Sehwag and Kapil Dev are expected to be part of the show. The show will premiere at 7:30pm on April 7 exclusively on the My Jio app. The show will offer “unseen off-the-field experience, a hearty dose of laughter, exclusive comments by Cricket experts, and celebrity guests.”
Speaking at the launch, former Indian Cricketer, Kapil Dev said, “Cricket is an intense sport but that doesn’t mean there can’t be any fun on and off the pitch. The players are always playing pranks and cracking jokes in the changing rooms. With Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan LIVE, we are opening up the lighter side of cricket to the world. I am looking forward to the upcoming cricket and laughter season”.