<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="Ashok Dinda to marry girlfriend Sreyasi on July 22" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130413224036.jpg" title="Ashok Dinda to marry girlfriend Sreyasi on July 22" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Ashok Dinda has played 13 ODIs and nine T20s for India © IANS</p> </div> <strong>Kolkata: Jul 2, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> <a href="/tags/India/post" target="_blank">India </a>and <a href="/tags/Bengal/post" target="_blank">Bengal </a>pacer <a href="/tags/Ashok-Dinda/post" target="_blank">Ashok Dinda</a> is all set to tie the knot on July 22 with girlfriend <a href="/tags/Sreyasi-Rudra/post" target="_blank">Sreyasi Rudra</a>, at Chinsurah, a Kolkata suburb.<br /> <br /> According to a report in <em>NDTV</em>, the marriage reception will be at a club in Kolkata on July 24.<br /> <br /> The 29-year-old cricketer told a newspaper that it was not love at first sight, as the two met at a friend’s place four years ago.<br /> <br /> Dinda told the newspaper: "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 /> A software engineer by profession, Sreyasi, and Dinda decided to marry during this year’s<a href="/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."