India and Bangladesh will kick-off the two-Test match series with the first game starting at Indore on November 14. However, a lot of eyes are already on the historic second Test to be played at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata from November 22, as it will be the first-ever Day-Night Test in India.
The Test will be played with an SG pink ball instead of the usually used Kookaburra ball. Also, the match with start at 1 pm and end by 8 pm, keeping the dew factor in mind at Kolkata, as the ball could get really wet after 8 pm. Meanwhile, Cricket Association of Bengal confirmed recently through a tweet that 50,000 people each will watch the Test on the first three days.
The Eden Gardens game will be the 12th Day-Night encounter in the history of Test cricket. Here’s a look at some interesting stats related to Day-Night Tests so far.
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