Kolkata turn pink ahead of historic Day-night Test


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday gave a sneak peek of the preparations that have been made for India's first day-night Test match which will be played against Bangladesh at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium from Friday.

CricketAssociation of Bengal (CAB) is leaving no stone unturned to make the Test matcha special one for Indian and Bangladeshi fans, who will be coming to witnessthe match from November 22.

BCCIreleased a 17-second clip on social media in which theEden Gardens can be seen lit up in the pink colour, inside and out.

"Kolkata gearing up for the#PinkBallTest," BCCI captioned the post. India currently lead thetwo-match series after beating Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runsin the first Test at Indore.

Fans are also playing their part in turning the match into a special occasion by grabbing all the available tickets for the first four days, as confirmed by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday.

The historic match will kick start with Army paratroopers flying into the Eden Gardens to hand over a pink ball each to the two captains just before the toss.

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