Kapil, Imran to grace ODI on Nov 13

Published: Tuesday, November 9, 2004, 23:53 [IST]
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Kolkata:Legendary allrounders Kapil Dev and Imran Khan would be among the Indian and Pakistan captains to be felicitated during the November 13 one-dayer between the archrivals at the Eden Gardens here to celebrate the Indian Cricket Board's platinum jubilee.

Kapil and Imran sent their confirmation today to the Board and would now join a galaxy of former skippers of India and Pakistan to be feted during the 15-20 minute dinner break function.

Disclosing this, BCCI Platinum Jubilee Celebration Committee Chairman Jagmohan Dalmiya told newspersons that Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar - current Indian team members who have had led the team - would also be felicitated on November 13.

The organising committee, which met during the day, also decided to fete former West Indies skipper Clive Lloyd, who would be present in his capacity as match referee.

The committee has invited top board officials of all Test playing nations for the match, and so far received confirmation from the chiefs of Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and Pakistan boards, Dalmiya said.

Around 100 distinguished guests from Pakistan are scheduled to be present on the occasion.

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