Indian cricket is all set to create history with their first-ever day-night Test, which will be played between India and Bangladesh. The second and the last match of India vs Bangladesh 2019 Test series will be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The preparations for the historic Test match is underway and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and BCCI officials are undertaking all efforts to make it a memorable match. Two special mascots for the tournament were also revealed by BCCI named Tinku and Pinku. The presence of these mascots during the match will make the event more entertaining and they will also attract children during the match. VVS Laxman Believes Day-Night Test Will Be a Challenge for R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.
A Kolkata based graphic designer has designed the mascots Tinku and Pinku. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Sunday was seen posing with the mascots Tinku and Pinku and the match tickets of India vs Bangladesh day-night Test. Have a look at the photos of mascots Tinku and Pinku. India vs Bangladesh Day-Night Test 2019: Virat Kohli & Co. to Train Under Lights in Indore Ahead of Historic Test Match at Eden Gardens.
Tinku and Pinku!
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BCCI and Cricket Association of Bengal are leaving no stones unturned to make India vs Bangladesh Day-Night Test an entertaining event. Many parts of Kolkata city have been decorated with pink lights while some landmarks have been lit up in pink lights. Sahid Minar and Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) parks will be decorated with pink lights. Tata Steel building will have 3D Mapping. Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has also collaborated with Creocraft to bring walls of Eden Gardens Stadium to life. The paintings on the walls of the stadium will tell the story of the cricketer and his journey from the ground to the national side.
India is the only major Test-playing nation to not play a day-night Test so far. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly holds the credit for making this event for Indian cricket come true. The Test will start on November 22. India lead the two-match Test series against Bangladesh 1-0. India won the first Test by an innings and 130 runs.