India vs New Zealand third T20I: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly Rings “Well-known” Eden Gardens Bell

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly rings the bell on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata

With worldwide cricket returning to Kolkata after virtually two years, The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly rang the “well-known” bell forward of the beginning of the third T20I between India and New Zealand on the Eden Gardens Stadium on Sunday. The BCCI had earlier introduced that the previous India skipper Ganguly will ring the bell to start the third T20I between the Males in Blue and the Blackcaps. India on Sunday thrashed New Zealand by 73 runs to pull-off a clean-sweep within the three-match collection.

The video was posted by the Indian cricket crew’s official Instagram deal with. “That second when Mr. Sourav Ganguly, President, BCCI rang the well-known Eden Gardens bell to start the proceedings,” the submit was captioned.

Watch the video right here:

After opting to bat first, India had managed to placed on a complete of 184/6 from 20 overs, because of skipper Rohit’s 56 and a few notable contributions from the crew’s decrease middle-order. In reply, New Zealand have been bowled out for 111 because the Indian bowlers decimated the opposition on the Eden Gardens. Martin Guptill top-scored for the Kiwis with a superb 36-ball 51 whereas Axar Patel was the choose of the bowlers for India after returning figures of three/9.

That is India’s first collection win underneath new head coach Rahul Dravid and new T20I captain Rohit Sharma.


Virat Kohli, who had relinquished the T20 captaincy after India’s early exit within the T20 World Cup, was rested for the collection, together with key gamers like Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, amongst others.

Kohli may even miss the primary sport of the upcoming two-match Take a look at collection towards the Kiwis, beginning November 25 in Kanpur. Ajinkya Rahane will lead the crew within the absence of Kohli, who will resume his duties within the second Take a look at in Mumbai.

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