Thursday, April 23, 2009

Bollywood greets Cape Town in IPL parade

McGrath raring to deliver for Delhi Daredevils

'A challenge turned into opportunity'
Almost all the players participating in the 59-match carnival, that culminates with the final in Johannesburg on May 24, were present, as were Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Shilpa Shetty, part-owners of the Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals respectively.

Having arranged the logistics in just three weeks' time after the event was shifted out of India, IPL commissioner Lalit Modi said he was happy to have overcome the challenge.

Bollywood greets Cape Town in IPL parade
Two days before the actual action commences, the second edition of the Indian Premier League made its presence felt in Cape Town, South Africa, on Thursday, when some of the world's best cricketers and Bollywood stars launched festivities in a colourful parade ahead of the gala event.

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