Sourav Ganguly Feels India Should Play At Least One Pink Ball Test In A Series

Sourav Ganguly, Day/Night Test

The BCCI president Sourav Ganguly desires the Indian National Cricket Team to dip into least one Pink Ball Test in every series. India ended up being the last significant cricket country to accept day-night Tests when they hosted neighbours Bangladesh in front of a sellout crowd at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens last month.

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More than 50,000 fans were at Eden Gardens on Friday as the stands at the renowned location were loaded. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, famous Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh belonged to the star-studded visitor list on Day 1 of India’s 1st ever Pink ball Test.

I am quite positive about Pink Ball Tests– Sourav Ganguly

Since the Bangladesh match, Australian Test captain Tim Paine has actually likewise proposed a pink-ball Test in Australia throughout India’s next check out Down Under. As far as Ganguly is worried, the day-night Test in between India and Australia at Adelaide next year does look like a possibility.

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Pink ball (Credits: Twitter)

“I am pretty upbeat about it,” Ganguly informed ‘The Week’ publication. “I feel this is the way forward. Not every Test, but at least one Test in a series. I will share my experiences with the board, and we will try and implement it in other places. After this, everyone is ready. Nobody wants to play Test cricket in front of 5,000 people,” included the previous India captain.

I believe it can be a one-off thing– Virat Kohli

In contrast to Sourav Ganguly, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli didn’t invite the concept to play day-night Test in every series. The skipper stated that the longest format should be followed for its conventional worth and not home entertainment. It might be an exception however should not end up being a part of mainstream cricket.

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Virat Kohli. Credit: BCCI

“I think (day-night Tests) can be a one-off thing, it should not be a regular scenario,” Kohli stated in Kolkata on the eve of the Test match.

Well, it would be intriguing to see whether the Indian group management will think about the tip of Sourav Ganguly or not. As far as the upcoming trip to New Zealand is worried, Indian fans may witness the Virat Kohli-led side locking horns in Pink Ball Test.

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