Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 7 wickets on Eden Gardens
Ganguly led the Kolkata team from 2008 to 2010.
Sports desk In the 26th match of IPL, Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets. Delhi won the first win on the Eden Gardens since 2012. After the defeat, Kolkata owner Shah Rukh Khan recalled the opposition team's advisor Sourav Ganguly. He tweeted that in our defeat only that was true that our grandfather was in the winning team. Ganguly is a resident of Kolkata. They are called grandfather i.e. that big brother.
Shahrukh wrote, "Shubhaman Gill and Andre Russell played the best, no matter we lost, our bowlers disappointed. Despite the defeat in this match, the team that won the most positive thing for us, our grandfather i.e. Sourav Ganguly On the Eden Gardens, Delhi Capitals congratulates you on winning. "
Wonderful play by @RealShubmanGill & @ Russell12A yet again. Losing is ok but today we kind of lacked heart, especially bowling, that's sad. Only positive out of this game was that our Dada @ SGanguly99 was Eden on the winning side. Congrats @DelhiCapitals
– Shahrukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 12, 2019
Ganguly played for Kolkata for three years
Ganguly was the first captain of Kolkata. He led the team from 2008 to 2010. After poor performance, the franchisee did not comment on them in 2011. After that, he played for two seasons in Pune Warriors India. Ganguly has seen this year at the team's Doug Out for the first time this year. Delhi has appointed him as a consultant.