No pink ball cricket in India – New Zealand series

No pink ball cricket in India – New Zealand series

There’ll no pink ball cricket be played between India and New Zealand in Kiwis tour of tricolor flag owned country. Board of Cricket Control in India has declared that all three test matches in September and October would commence at 9.30 o’ clock in the morning.

Five One Day Internationals will be played on 16th October in Dharamsala, 19th October in Delhi, 23rd October in Mohali, 26th October in Ranchi and 29th October in Visakhapatnam. BCCI president Anurag Thakur, in April, had aired that India would host its first day-night Test during the New Zealand tour.

No pink ball cricket in India - New Zealand series
No pink ball cricket in India – New Zealand series

One day after the public announcement, NZCB responded that nothing had been confirmed. It have four years for New Zealand to tour India, when they played two Tests and two T20 internationals against ICC WC 2011 champions. They lost the Tests 0-2 and won the T20 1-0.

The schedule of cricket matches’ series is to begin this year in the month followed by August. Kanpur will be the designated place for the first Test from September 22, followed by the second at Eden Gardens from September 30 and the third in Indore, a brand new Test venue, from October 8.

BCCI’s press release had initially told that Kolkata will be the third venue for conducting Test match in October but the timetable was recuperated to conform Durga Puja carnival. Indian cricket fans are eagerly waiting for the start of this much awaited domestic series of matches.

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