Viswanathan Anand says experimentation is important in cricket and chess
Anand was invited to ring the starting bell on the second day of the match at Eden.
Pink fever grips Eden Gardens as India embrace Day/Night Tests
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina rang the Eden Gardens Bell ahead of th...
How BCCI convinced Bangladesh to play the pink-ball Test at Eden Gardens
It was at Ganguly’s insistence that another round of meetings was he...
Modi, Hasina, Mamata likely to pad up at Eden Gardens for Teesta Test
This is the second meeting between the PMs in as many months. There are expectations that Bengal CM may soften her government’s stand on water-sharing treaty. Banerjee remains intransigent on sharing Teesta waters with Bangladesh.
View: Sport is about bravado, but it's not worth dying for
Sport is often about bravado and tales of batsmen scoring centuries with a broken finger or fast bowlers going through spells with debilitating back pain are things of folklore. But there is a significant difference between playing through pain and risking permanent brain damage.
Commentator vs commentator: Manjrekar, Bhogle may differ on the pink ball, but they have one thing in common
While Bhogle has dealt with barbs about his lack of top-level cricket experience, Manjrekar has also been trolled about his playing career.
Ms Red writes an open letter to BCCI President
After seeing the attention that the pink ball has been getting, red ball is feeling jealous and decides to let an old friend know her displeasure
Here’s to a bright, fuchsia-filled state of play
Remember, pink’s short association with cricket prior to Friday’s match has hardly been serious. The first ODI, played under the Big Top of Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket – ‘pyajama cricket’ –on November 28, 1978, had Australia in wattle gold (named after the golden wattle plant that signifies unity in Australia, but ‘canary yellow’ to the rest of us) taking on the West Indies in, er, coral pink. Even the likes of Andy Roberts, Joel Garner, Colin Croft and Viv Richards in salmon couldn’t inspire cricketing, never mind sartorial, confidence.
Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee to attend India's first Pink Ball Test match
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate India's first Day-Night Test by ringi...
Pink-ball Test will mark a new beginning: Sourav Ganguly, BCCI president
As Eden Gardens gears up to host India's first pink-ball Test, former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly asserted that this is one of the major opportunities we have to bring crowds back to the stadium. Yes, we also need a definite calendar for Test cricket in India and we are working on it. But day-night cricket is a must.
Want friendly, cordial links between India and Bangladesh to flourish: Sheikh Hasina
Stating that she held a very cordial hourlong meeting with the Bangladesh prime minister, Banerjee said: “It was just a courtesy meeting. We discussed a lot of matters regarding bilateral ties. Hope the relationship between both the countries will further flourish in the days to come,” she said after the hour-long meeting."
Taken away by a whisker: Rohit Sharma steals Kohli’s catch; Twitter has a field day making memes
The most-talked about moment of the match was Rohit Sharma’s one-hand catch.
Indian podcast network Aawaz.com associates with India vs Bangladesh Test Match
As part of the brand association, Aawaz.com has taken the perimeter boards branding accentuating the stadium’s boundary.
India play first-ever D/N Test: Tendulkar sits with Sheikh Hasina; Ganguly takes selfie with the crowd
The first day-night Test match at Eden Gardens between IND and BAN is indeed a landmark moment for Indian cricket.
R Ashwin likes 'Permanent Test centre' concept, feels 'Pink Test' is way forward
"The pink ball Test match is a great welcoming sign. India as a Test playing country, it was necessary for us to play Day-Night Test. The office-going crowd which couldn't catch Test cricket can now do so," Ashwin said when asked about his opinion.
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