Ganguly to receive special Bradman cap

Published: Thursday, April 26, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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Kolkata: Indian cricket captain Saurav Ganguly will receive a special maroon county cap with an embroidered portrait of cricket legend Don Bradman made by Australia based Bradman Copyrights Materials (BCM). According to a spokesman of Bradman's publishers, the caps had already arrived in the city and would be presented to Ganguly soon. Three other Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, V V S Laxman and Harbhajan Singh who played a stellar role in India's recent Test series victory against Australia have already received the cap. Bradman Copyright Materials made 50 such caps to commemorate Bradman's association with his first cricket club - St George's Club at Hurstvile Oval in Adelaide, Australia during 1926 to 32. BCM has also requested Saurav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar to gift any of their county caps for a special exhibition of the world's greatest cricketers' caps at the State Library of New South Wales in Sydney on August 28. Caps of Wisden's five cricketers of the century, including one from former England skipper Sir Jack Hobbs, would also be there. The BCM has also decided to present each member of the Indian team with a C D Rom of Bradman's "Art of Cricket" as a mark of appreciation of India's fine Test series victory over the Aussies at home. The Indian cricketers would be the first to get this presentation.

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