Mayanti Langer was an Indian TV sports journalist with ESPN. She has hosted many tournaments like Football Cafe on Zee Sports, 2010 FIFA World Cup broadcast on ESPN, 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2011 Cricket World Cup and many more.
She is the daughter of Lt. General Sanjiv Langer who worked in UN and Mrs. Preminda Langer, an award winning teacher. She is the granddaughter of Lt.General Rajinder Nath Batra and Mrs. Priyo Batra. She is a BA(Hons) graduate from Hindu College, University of Delhi.
She grew her interest in football when she was in USA as her father worked in UN. She was in her college football team in the beginning and then became a guest anchor for a broadcast of FIFA beach football.
With the success of the broadcast she was offered a spot as host and associate producer for Football Cafe on Zee Sports.Langer then went on to work for various football shows on the Zee network providing commentary and interviews during pre-match, half-time and post-match shows. She was also the anchor on Zee Sports for the Nehru Cup held in New Delhi at the Ambedkar Stadium.
She was a host in the 2010 FIFA World Cup broadcast on ESPN which includes a pre-match, half-match and post-match analysis. She headed a team of expert panelists alongside John Dykes for that show, which attracted millions of viewers.
Mayanti Langer also hosted 2010 Commonwealth Games - Delhi along with Charu Sharma and 2011 Cricket World Cup. She also hosted India vs South Africa test series in 2013 December in Ten Sports. She also hosted a sports news show Star Power on Star Sports One. She now hosts the Champions League 2014.
Mayanti is married to the Indian cricketer Stuart Binny son of former Indian Cricketer Roger Binny. (Wikipedia)