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April 12, 2019

‘Visitor’ Ganguly cynosure of all eyes at Eden

Kolkata, April 12: A 'visitor' at his very own Eden Gardens, Sourav Ganguly was the cynosure of all eyes as his team Delhi Capitals warmed up ahead of their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Friday.Ganguly, who captained KKR during their initial days, was roped in as advisor by Delhi Capitals ahead of this season, raising the issue of conflict of interest since he is also the President of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). But sweeping those issues under the…

India needs more role models in tennis: Justine Henin

New Delhi, April 12: Tennis might not be the most popular sport in the country, but former World No. 1 Justine Henin wants to change that and create a sense of love for the game when she visits India later this the month.The winner of seven Grand Slam singles titles will be in the national capital for the fifth edition of the Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series from April 29 to May 1. The tournament aims to provide clay court tennis experience to the young talent in India and the Belgian feels this will be the…

East Bengal hand Borja two-year contract extension

Kolkata, April 12: East Bengal on Friday announced in a statement the contract extension of Spanish defender Borja Gomez for the next two seasons.Borja was an integral part of the red and gold brigade as they finished second in the I-League season with 42 points from 20 matches. The Madrid-born defender is a product of Real Madrid's youth season.

Delhi win toss, ask KKR to bat first

Kolkata, April 12: Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League game at the Eden Gardens here on Friday.The visitors made one change to the team that beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in the last match with West Indies pacer Keemo Paul replacing Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane with the Eden wicket having a tinge of grass on it. KKR, meanwhile, made three changes with openers Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn and Harry Gurney making way for…

Goa, Chennaiyin face off in Super Cup final

Bhubaneswar, April 12: Both FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC will look for redemption when they square-off in the Hero Super Cup 2019 final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday.Goa had to endure the heartbreak of losing out on the Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2018-19 title on the last day of the campaign, going down to Bengaluru FC courtesy an extra time goal. Winning the Hero Super Cup will help Sergio Lobera's side soften the blow and claim silverware for the first time in the club's history. For…
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