Asia Cup 2013 Presenter Mayanti Langer 12 Interesting Facts

Did you know that Mayanti is an avid football and hockey fan as well?

Mayanti Langer Binny is easily one of the most famous Sports Journalist in India. Known for her in-depth knowledge in various sports, Mayanti is currently working with STAR. Many of the cricket fans tune in to the TV hours before the match and stay glued hours after the match when Mayanti Langer does the pre and post-match analysis because they love the way in which goes about things. She has literally become the face of cricket. The Television has seen many sports journalists come and go but Mayanti has remained at the center for quite a while now. The sensational host has captivated the listeners owing to her amazing delivery and presentation skill that makes her a distinguished host and anchor.

Here are a few interesting facts about her:

1.Birth and Early life:

Mayanti was born on the 8th of February, 1985 in Delhi. She is the daughter of Lt. General Sanjiv Langer who worked for the UN and Preminda Langer. Mayanti is a B.A.(Hons) graduate from Hindu College in Delhi. She is also called by the name ‘Maya’.

2.Wanted to become a graphic designer:

Mayanti wanted to become a graphic designer before becoming a sports journalist. When she first hosted Football cafe on Zee Sports, the broadcast became a huge success and thus motivated her to continue in the same line.

3.Social Networking Presence:

The star journalist has got over 105k followers on her twitter handle while she follows only 55 people. Her Instagram account attracts 216k followers while she follows 146 people.

4.Wife of Stuart Bunny:
The anchor is also the wife of Indian Cricketer Stuart Binny. They have been married for almost 6 years now and many fans are unaware of it. She is four months older than Binny who currently plays for Karnataka.

5.Interest does not lie only in cricket:

She is not the kind of a person who sticks to one thing. Though we have seen her in many cricket shows, Mayanti is also involved in a host of other shows. She likes to keep an open mind and go with varieties, whether it is cricket, or football, or hockey, or tennis.

6.Hosted FIFA World Cup 2010 on ESPN:
She hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup that was broadcasted in India on ESPN, which includes a pre-match, post-match and half-match analysis. Her ability to analyze and read the game with utmost clarity took her to the top and she kept getting contracts after contracts.

7.The Departed’:

The Martin Scorsese film is her favorite. It features Leonardo Di Caprio and has four Oscars at the 79th Academy Awards.

8.VIVO IPL 2016:

During the VIVO IPL 2016, Mayanti featured on the ‘Cricket Live’ show for the live streaming of matches on where she did analysis alongside former Indian and international cricketers.

9.A dig at her marriage:
When Stuart Binny didn’t perform on the field, Mayanti’s name was dragged on. In the past Twitterati have reacted to Binny’s poor performances on the field by making fun of Binny and his journalist wife on regular basis. However, Mayanti came back stronger and replied back to the trollers in a beautiful way.

10.Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010:

Mayanti was becoming part of big tournaments. She along with Charu Sharma became the host of the Commonwealth Games that was held in India. She did exceedingly well there and received appreciation for her commendable effort. Millions of people appreciated them for the way they moved about their business.

11.World Cup experience:

Mayanti has had the ICC World Cup experience as a host. She featured in the 2011 and 2015 Pre and Post match shows. This proves that her career has always been on the rise. She has never looked back and has kept working hard to reach at the top level.

12.Current show:

Mayanti is also hosting the IPL auction analysis show on Star Sports.” (Crictracker)

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