India vs Bangladesh: Proposal for India to play the Day-Night Test Match at Eden Gardens

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Day Night Test Match India vs Bangladesh – India has proposed to play the day-night test match against Bangladesh. The BCB – Bangladesh Cricket Board has said that they will confirm their participation and decide whether to play the day-night test on this tour or not. Bangladesh will be touring India next month for the 3 T20 International series and the 2 match test series.

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An official from the Bangladesh Cricket Board official said that they still need to confirm their participation in the day-night test match at Eden Gardens during their next month’s tour to India. In this regard, the BCCI Board said that they will want the day-night test to move to Eden Gardens.

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BCB official Akram Khan said that the board will take time to think about the pink ball test proposal from BCCI. He said that the BCB board received a letter from BCCI and a collective decision will be made by the board and then only they will let the BCCI know.

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Day Night Test Match India vs Bangladesh – BCB’s CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhary said that the decision cannot be made and approved by the BCB board. This will be a collective decision and it will depend on the players as well. Firstly they will have to take consent from the players and the team about this proposal as this will be a technical matter from the skill point of view. The players and the team management will need to prepare with a different point of view for the pink ball assignment.

This proposal is from India and that too after Sourav Ganguly became the new President of the BCCI. Ganguly has the liking of the pink ball test and skipper Virat Kohli also agreed to play the pink ball test match. This decision was a complete U-turn from the one in 2018. That year, the Indians rejected to play the day-night test match in Adelaide, Australia. They stated the reason that they needed to practice more with the pink ball before they adjusted to conditions.

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Bangladesh too turned down the order against New Zealand and stated that they haven’t had much practice with the pink ball.

Day Night Test Match India vs Bangladesh – Bangladesh will tour India in the next month. The Bangla Tigers will play a series 3 match T20 International matches which will start from 3rd November 2019 and then they will gear up for the two test match series which will be played in Indore and Kolkata. This 2 match test series will be part of the World Test Championship where currently India is ahead with 240 points which they gained from the 5 test matches played by them so far. India is also the only team that has not drawn or lost any test match.

Day Night Test Match India vs Bangladesh – The second test match will be played at Eden Garden, Kolkata on November 22nd to 26th 2019. This stadium is likely to become the first venue in India to host the day-night test match.

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