IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals appoint Sourav Ganguly as advisor

first_img Press Trust of India New DelhiMarch 14, 2019UPDATED: March 14, 2019 21:49 IST Sourav Ganguly said he is looking forward to working with the players and the support staff (Reuters Photo)Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was Thursday appointed advisor of Delhi Capitals for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).In his new role, Ganguly will work closely with the team’s head coach Ricky Ponting.”I am very pleased to come on board with the Delhi Capitals,” Ganguly said, on his association.”Having known the Jindals and the JSW Group for years, I am now excited to be a part of their latest sports venture. I am really looking forward to working with the players and the support staff.”BREAKING: Tigers, say hello to our Royal Bengal Tiger!We’re delighted to welcome @SGanguly99 to Delhi Capitals, in the role of an Advisor. #ThisIsNewDelhi #DelhiCapitals pic.twitter.com/TUt0Aom5MRDelhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) March 14, 2019Delhi Capitals have never won the IPL.”Sourav is one of the most astute minds in world cricket. A lot of what we see in Indian cricket today was born because of Sourav. His aggression, positivity and never say die attitude are traits we want the Delhi Capitals team to imbibe. It is truly an honour that Sourav has chosen Delhi as his IPL team.”I have no doubt that our team will benefit immensely from his experience, guidance and advice. Sourav has been like family to me and I am deeply humbled to have him as an advisor,” said Delhi Capitals chairman Parth Jindal.The Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals will kick-start their season against Mumbai Indians on March 24 at the Wankhede Stadium. They will play their first home match on March 26, when they take on defending champions Chennai Super Kings at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium.advertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPTI Tags :Follow IPL 2019Follow Delhi CapitalsFollow Sourav GangulyFollow Advisor IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals appoint Sourav Ganguly as advisorDelhi Capitals will kick-start their 2019 IPL season against Mumbai Indians on March 24 at the Wankhede Stadiumadvertisementlast_img

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