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IPL 2019: Delhi Capitals rope in Ganguly as advisor

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Former will join the Capitals as an for the upcoming season of the (IPL), the franchise announced on Thursday.

In his new role, will work closely with team's Ricky Ponting, and guide the team in its quest to bring the IPL trophy to

Speaking on his association with the team, the 46-year-old said: "I am very pleased to come on board with the Capitals. Having known the Jindals and the for years, I am now excited to be a part of their latest venture."

"I am really looking forward to working with the players and the support staff," added.

The Shreyas Iyer-led team will kick-off their 2019 season against Mumbai Indians on March 24 at the before playing their first home game against defending champions Chennai Super Kings at the Feroz Shah Kotla on March 26.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 13:44 IST
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