4 Reasons Why Day-Night Test Matches Will Be A Big Hit In India
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to host their first day-night Test when they play Bangladesh in the second Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The match will run from November 22 and the Prime Ministers from both countries might likely be present in the stands to witness history.
Newly-elected BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been an advocate of day-night Test for long. And on his new journey, he did the impossible by taking to India skipper Virat Kohli. However, it was awaiting a green signal fro Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), who also has given a nod ahead to go forward with the game.Sourav Ganguly. Credit: Twitter
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Bangladesh, like India, haven’t played a pink-ball Test match since the concept saw the light of the day in November 2015. With India being the biggest hub of cricket, the upcoming day-night Test can be an immediate success in the country.
We at Cricket Addictor will take a look at the four possible reasons why day-night Test cricket will be a big hit in India:
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Favourable Playing ConditionsJoe Root. Credit: Twitter
Cricketers from outside the continent have complained about extreme humid level and high temperatures while playing in sub-continent countries mainly India. They have resonated it as an excuse behind their poor outing against Indian teams.
Day-night Test matches will rule out playing in adverse conditions and making the game an even competition between both teams. The temperatures during the night will be on the cooler side and humidity level will also be a bit less.