<br /> <div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="After Manoj Tiwary, Ashok Dinda ties the knot" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130723121653.jpg" title="After Manoj Tiwary, Ashok Dinda ties the knot" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Indian cricketer Manoj Tiwary (third from left) with Ashok Dinda (second from right) and Sreyasi. Photo Courtesy: Manoj Tiwary on Twitter.</p> </div> <strong>Kolkata: Jul 23, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> After Manoj Tiwary, <a href="/tags/India/post" target="_blank">India</a> and <a href="/tags/Bengal/post" target="_blank">Bengal </a>cricketer <a href="/tags/Ashok-Dinda/post" target="_blank">Ashok Dinda </a>on Monday tied knot with his girlfriend <a href="/tags/Sreyasi-Rudra/post" target="_blank">Sreyasi Rudra</a> at Chinsurah in Hooghly district.<br /> <br /> According to <em>NDTV</em>, the reception will be held at a Kolkata club on Wednesday, July 24.<br /> <br /> The 29-year-old cricketer had earlier told a newspaper that it was not love at first sight for them, when they met at a friend’s place four years ago.<br /> <br /> Dinda said: "We met again after a few years at a party and I liked her, but we did not exchange numbers. After our third meeting, I took her number from a friend and we kept in touch."<br /> <br /> He added, "She is the most sober girl I've ever met. I made her meet my mom one and half years ago. I gave her hints about my feelings then, but she brushed me off. I kept pursuing her till she gave in."<br /> <br /> Sreyasi is a software engineer by profession, and they decided to marry during this year’s<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tags/IPL/post" target="_blank"> Indian Premier League</a> (IPL) tournament. A day in the month of July was fixed as it is a lean season for cricket in the country.<br /> <br /> Dinda said, "Later, I would get busy with matches, so this was the best time."<br /> <br /> Sreyasi, revealing her love for the sport said, "So, I had no option but to love cricket. Even my 86-year-old grandmother is mad about cricket."