Mandela to feature on Eden Gardens’ giant screen

Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) A documentary on South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela will be beamed during the mid-innings break of the third T20 International featuring SOuth Africa and India at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.

“A five minute documentary on Mandela which will be beamed on the giant screen at the Eden tomorrow (Thursday),” Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) treasurer Biswaroop Dey told media persons here on Wednesday.

After the toss, a three-minute documentary on late Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya will also be shown and a minute’s silence observed.

“We will also have a short film on Mr.Dalmiya after the toss. We will observe a minute’s silence in his memory,” Dey added.

CAB, as a tribute, have printed Dalmiya’s photo on the match-tickets for Thursday.

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