WT20 finalists to wear ‘Black Armbands’


Kolkata: The tragic incidence of a flyover collapse in the crowded area of Kolkata known as ‘Barra Bazar’ which took away several lives, all the four teams in the men’s and women’s World T20 finals scheduled on Sunday at Eden Gardens are expected to wear black armbands as a mark of respect to the families of the victims.

Bengal Cricket Association President and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly had requested the visiting teams that a five minute documentary would be shown on the finals on the huge stadium screen to pay respect to the late Jagmohan Dalmia( former BCCI president) in whose tenure the hosting of final was awarded to Eden (Bengal).

A cultural program will also take place with tabla performance by Bickram Ghosh, dancer Tanushree Shankar and sitar performance by Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan.