World T20: All finalists to wear black armbands as a mark of respect for Kolkata flyover tragedy victims

PTI, Apr, 02 2016

Kolkata: All the four teams in the men's and women's ICC World Twenty 20 finals on Sunday are expected to wear black armbands as a mark of respect to the families of the victims of the horrifying flyover tragedy that took away lives of 24 people.

"We have requested the teams to wear black arm-bands," former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal president Sourav Ganguly told reporters on Friday.

An aerial view of the site where an under-construction flyover collapsed on Vivekananda Road in Kolkata on Thursday. PTI

An aerial view of the site where an under-construction flyover collapsed on Vivekananda Road in Kolkata on Thursday. PTI

Till now 24 people have been killed and several others critically injured after an under construction flyover collapse in North Kolkata near Ganesh Talkies.

With the final having awarded to the Eden during the tenure of Jagmohan Dalmiya as BCCI president, the CAB in a novel gesture will show a five-minute documentary on the administrator who passed away last year.

There will also be a cultural programme with tabla performance by Bickram Ghosh, dancer Tanushree Shankar and sitar performance by the duo of Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan.

West Indies will be eyeing a double with the women's team taking on Australia while the men will face English challenge in the evening.

 

Published Date: Apr 02, 2016 | Updated Date: Apr 02, 2016



Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4097 105
4 Australia 3087 100
5 New Zealand 3114 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 4579 114
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115