Kolkata Turns Pink To Mark India’s First Ever Day-Night Test (Photo Credit: Twitter )
Kolkata on Thursday turned on pink lights to mark the first-ever Day-Night pink ball Test match. It is to be noted that the iconic Eden Gardens is all set to make history on November 22 when India and Bangladesh play their maiden Day-Night Test match. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Sourav Ganguly shared a video of his hometown where many buildings have been lit in pink colour. He also shared pictures of pink ball-shaped sweets.
In a tweet, Sourav Ganguly shared the pictures saying that “Sweets go pink in Kolkata”. ‘The prince of Kolkata’ also shared more photos of the pink sweets to celebrate India's debut in the day-night Test cricket.
Take a look:
Well done felu.. pic.twitter.com/KMC9FiHuIi— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 21, 2019
Earlier, Sourav Ganguly had tweeted, "The city turns pink on the pink Test," after the city of joy was decorated with pink lights, especially, some prominent buildings and monuments like the Sahid Minar were decorated with pink lights.
Also, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) posted a video of Kolkata which is gearing up for the historic occasion as many high rises were lit in the pink colour. "Well BCCI and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)... look forward to 5 days @JayShah," read the video post.
It is said that Sourav Ganguly played a crucial role in convincing India skipper Virat Kohli to agree to play a pink ball Test against Bangladesh.