Ex-cricketer Manoj Prabhakar starts his new inings with News Express

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Veteran cricketer and well respected all-rounder Manoj Prabhakar has exclusively signed up with India's first high definition Hindi News Channel 'News Express'. The bowling all-rounder, who started his career at the Rothmans Asia Cup played at Sharjah in 1984, will provide expert inputs and updates on Cricket.

A versatile bowling allrounder best known for his prodigious swing bowling along with a mix of slower balls was a handy lower order batsman who was a regular test opener as well. A genuine all-rounder after Kapil Dev, Manoj was a regular feature of the Indian National Cricket Team in the 1990’s till he announced his retirement after the 1996 Wills World Cup played in the Indian subcontinent.

Speaking on the signing of Manoj Prabhakar, Mukesh Kumar, the Channel Head of News Express who has over 20 year's of experience in the media industry said "Cricket is a religion in our country & we are 100% sure fans will lap up such an opportunity to get closer to a cricketer of Prabhakar's magnitude. Our team's first priority is to give correct and credible news to our viewers & till now we are doing it very well."

A prolific scorer who scored more than seven thousand runs in first class cricket along with centuries in both Tests and One-Day Internationals, Manoj Prabhakar has taken over a hundred wickets in ODI’s, nearly a hundred in tests and over three hundred wickets in first class cricket matches. A natural leader, Manoj Prabhakar has served as the bowling coach of the Delhi’s Ranji Cricket team before taking over the reins as the head coach of the Rajasthan’s Ranji Cricket team.

Currently in contention for the post of the head coach for Delhi’s Ranji team, Manoj Prabhakar will provide expert views and inputs on the performance of the Indian Cricket team in its future tours and programmes. Highly acclaimed all over the country, the channel envisions bringing real news and in-depth coverage of events and happenings across the country.

About News Express: It is the first High Definition (HD) news channel in India. It is spearheaded by veteran, Mr. Mukesh Kumar, who owes the credit of launching 5 news channels including Sahara Samay NCR. Prominent journalists from leading media houses have joined hands with News Express. Apart from this, the channel has also got state of art studios, world class news room and latest international technologies. प्रेस रिलीज