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Good news! Sourav Ganguly joins Delhi Capitals before the start of IPL 2019; know details

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 March 2019, 15:49 IST
Sourav Ganguly

After Shikhar Dhawan, Sourav Ganguly is the latest induction in the Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals. Delhi Capitals boss Parth Jindal announced the news to the world via his Twitter account. Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the advisor of the team.

The official Twitter handle of Delhi Capitals also wrote, “Our boss, @ParthJindal11 is delighted with the arrival of @SGanguly99 as an Advisor. On a scale of 1-❤, aap Dada ke aane se kitne khush ho?” Ganguly played for Kolkata Knight Riders when the IPL started in 2008. He later joined Pune Warriors India as their captain in 2011.

DC squad for IPL 2019: Shreyas Iyer (C), Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Trent Boult, Sandeep Lamichhane, Colin Ingram, Ishant Sharma, Bandaru Ayyappa, Manjot Kalra, Nathu Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Prithvi Shaw, Rahul Tewatia, Ankush Bains, Axar Patel, Avnesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Keemo Paul, Hanuma Vihari, Amit Mishra, Jalaj Saxena

The dates for 2019 edition of Indian Premier League has been announced by the organisers. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will play Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener on March 23 in Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium.

However, the dates announced are only for first seventeen matches, where each team will play a minimum of 4 matches each while Delhi and Bangalore will play five matches. Every team will play two away and two home matches with Delhi playing three home matches and Bangalore playing three away games.

First published: 14 March 2019, 15:49 IST