Kolkata, October 28: Eden Gardens might host India’s first day-night Test match against Bangladesh in November, if all goes according to plans. Bangladesh are to tour India for two Tests and three T20Is. The talks of the Pink Ball Test gained momentum after Sourav Ganguly took over BCCI president, and expressed his thoughts that the format is going to be the way forward for the traditional format. 1. Day-night Test at Eden? “At present, the situation is 80-20 in favour of a day-night Test at the Eden Gardens. Nothing is close to being official yet, but it certainly cannot be ruled out,” The Telegraph quoted a source as saying. Eden Gardens is scheduled to host the second Test between India and Bangladesh from November 22. 2. Ganguly’s stand After holding a discussion with Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, the BCCI president, said the Indian skipper is “agreeable” to the idea of a day-night Test. Ganguly had said he firmly believed the day-night format is the way forward for Test cricket as spectators can catch a game of cricket after their daily routines. Former Indian skipper and the current Hyderabad Cricket Association president Mohammed Azharuddin too had supported the idea of day-night… Read full this story
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