Two Pink ball Tests in a series is too much: Ganguly

India last month played its first-ever pink-ball Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata where they clinched a domineering victory against Bangladesh.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: December 09, 2019 09:24 IST
Two Pink ball Tests in a series is too much: Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has said two day-night Tests in a series would be too much. The remark comes after a report said that Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings had an interest in having a series against India with more than one pink-ball Test. A report from ESPNcrinfo last week cited Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings saying he got interested to push the idea of a series with more than one pink-ball Tests against India.
 
“Whether India goes to play two day-night Tests in Australia is not assured,” Ganguly said. “Two out of four would be a bit too much with the pink ball. We will assess it. I read it in the newspapers this morning. I haven’t heard anything from the Australian cricket board. We will deal with it as it comes.”
 
He further added, “Pleasingly, they’ve played their first day-night Test and won easily. Now they’ve got through that it might give them the right build-up to it over here. I’ve got no doubt they’ll consider playing one and maybe even more day-night Test matches. But that’s down the track to when we catch up with them in January.”
 
India last month played its first-ever pink-ball Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata where they clinched a domineering victory against Bangladesh.




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