FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Kolkata

Kolkata, Dec 22 (ANI): The FIFA World Cup trophy on Sunday (December 22) landed in Kolkata for a period of three days from December 22 to December 24. The trophy weighing a staggering 6.3 kgs is made out of pure gold and was brought into Kolkata from Kathmandu in Nepal. Present in Kolkata to welcome the arrival of the trophy were Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and former Brazilian football captain, Carlos Alberto. The trophy is scheduled to travel across 89 destinations covering about 90,000 kilometres in total. Dec 22, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar launches Indian Celebrity Cricket League

Mumbai, Dec 21 (ANI): Actors from both film and television industry geared up to play the gentleman's game as India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar launched the fourth season of Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) in Mumbai. The tournament was flagged off by Tendulkar even as celebs walked the red carpet. Bollywood actor, Suniel Shetty captain of 'Mumbai Heroes' said the tournament was a good opportunity for actors to relax and also showcase their sporty side. Dec 21, 2013