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Delhi Capitals appoint Sourav Ganguly as advisor

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former was Thursday appointed of Capitals for the upcoming edition of (IPL).

In his new role, will work closely with the team's

"I am very pleased to come on board with the Capitals," said, on his association.

"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."

Capitals have never won the IPL.

"is one of the most astute minds in world A lot of what we see in Indian today was born because of His aggression, positivity and never say die attitude are traits we want the 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

The Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals will kick-start their season against Mumbai Indians on March 24 at the They will play their first home match on March 26, when they take on defending champions Chennai Super Kings at the

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 13:35 IST