Kolkata get’s prepared for first ever Day-night Test at Eden-Gardens
Team India is all set to play with pink balls at the quintessential stadium of Eden Gardens.
The city of Kolkata will be lit up pink for the Day-night Test match going to played with Pink ball. This match will be played on November 22 and expects a huge crowd.
The first Day/Night Test match was played from November 27,2015 to December 1,2015 between Australia and New Zealand at the Oval.
Tinku and Pinku : The Mascots for the game , have arrived at Eden Gardens and will be welcoming the guests and will also felicitate the players.
🗣️ "The pink-ball Test is going to be a landmark event for Indian cricket."— ICC (@ICC) November 19, 2019
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Sourav Ganguly , The president of BCCI , informed that tickets for the first four days of the Test have been sold out. You should expect a great crowd at the Gardens.
Indian test squad: Virat Kohli (Capt)Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant.
The squad also consist of: Ajinkya Rahane, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma
1) MS Dhoni could be a guest commentator in Day-Night Test
2) Army-Paratroopers would fly above the Eden Garden to relinquish the pink ball.
3) Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee will rung the Eden-Bell.
The 2nd Test would begin on 22 November at 13:00 , While play will start at 1 p.m., the first session will end at 3 p.m. The second session will start from 3:40 p.m. and continue till 5:40 p.m. The final session will be played from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m.