Ganguly wants to hold first day-night Test at Eden Gardens

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Author 2019-10-28 11:46:11

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) wants the second Test of the upcoming series to be a day-night test between India and Bangladesh, according to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

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In this case, Kolkata's famous Eden Gardens may host India's first day-night trial. BCB approval is still pending. "He (BCCI) has proposed (a day-night test), and we will inform him later," BCB President Akram Khan told reporters on Sunday.

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He said, "We have received the letter two or three days ago and will decide about it, but we have not discussed it yet (one day) and will inform you o our decision in a day or two."

Newly elected BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had earlier said that India could conduct their first day-night Test in the Bangladeshi series if India captain Virat Kohli agrees.The first Test starts in Indore on 14 November, the second in Eden Gardens on 22 November.

BCB chief Nizamuddin Chaudhary said that the board can only take a decision if the players and team leaders agree. "First and foremost, we have to get the approval of the players and team leader members, it's purely a technical matter (a day-night test in terms of skills) and we have to remember that there's a test on pink Ball, ”he told Cricbuzz.

The tour begins with a three-match T20I series, the first of which takes place on 3 November. The Test series is the first time in Bangladesh in a Test World Cup.

He said, "We have received the letter two or three days ago and will decide about it, but we have not discussed it yet (one day) and will inform you of our decision in a day or two."

Newly elected BCCI President Sourav Ganguly had earlier said that India could conduct their first day-night Test in the Bangladeshi series if India captain Virat Kohli agrees.The first Test starts in Indore on 14 November, the second in Eden Gardens on 22 November.

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