Virat Kohli will enjoy playing infront of the jam-packed crowd: Sourav Ganguly
The landmark game will begin on 22nd November at the Eden Gardens.
Updated - Nov 18, 2019 12:20 pm
Team India won the 1st Test of the two-match series against Bangladesh. And, now both the teams are heading towards the first-ever Day-Night game that is scheduled to take place at the Eden Gardens. It will be a historic occasion for the hosts as well as for the Tigers. However, Sourav Ganguly, who is the architect of this landmark game has come out with a cheerful opinion for Virat Kohli and Co.
The fans along with the former Indian cricketers are very excited for the game that will be played in Kolkata starting on 22nd of November. Also, BCCI chief has invited a galaxy of stars in order to attend the 2nd Test, which makes it more special affair between Bangladesh and India.
Sourav Ganguly, the architect is satisfied with the preparations
While unveiling the official pink Test mascots Pinku-Tinku, Sourav Ganguly, the BCCI chief looked happy about the sales of tickets for the first three days of the game. And, feels that India is one of those countries where fans follow cricket in a religious fashion. So, it is a strong step that is taken, for the betterment of the longer format.
“It happens all around the world. Somewhere it had to start. India is the biggest country in terms of cricket. I think that rejuvenation was important.” the former Indian skipper said as quoted by India Today.
He also added that it will be a jam-packed game and the Indian skipper would be pleased to play in front of a huge crowd during the 2nd Test. And, the atmosphere will be totally different at the Eden Gardens on Match Day. Ganguly also recited that it was a difficult task for them in order to fill the seats with spectators but they managed it.
“He is a great player and he should be playing in front of a packed house. He will be happy to see it full house when he walks out to bat on day one. You will love the atmosphere at the Eden so come and watch. This was much more difficult and we managed to fill 65,000 on each of the first three days. It feels more satisfying,” he added.