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Ganguly confirms India’s day-night Test plan against Australia, England


Just hours after India’s possible day-night Test news started doing the rounds, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has confirmed the matter on Sunday.Ganguly confirms India's day-night Test plan against Australia, England

But there was an even bigger surprise in Ganguly’s statement. He informed the media that India will play a day-night Test not only in Australia, but against England next year at their home turf as well.

“Day-night Test will happen and we will make a public announcement — the second Test against England next year. Yes, against Australia also,” confirmed the former India captain post the Apex Council meeting in New Delhi.

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As per the Future Tour Programs (FTP), Virat Kohli’s men will tour to Australia in November this year to play four Tests alongside three ODIs. With the confirmation from Ganguly, now one Test of the series is set to be played under lights with the pink ball.

Again India will host England for five Test matches January-February 2021. Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad is being considered by the BCCI as a likely venue to host a day-night Test between the teams.

Earlier India played their first ever day-night Test in November last year against Bangladesh. In the match taken place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, the hosts made light work of the Tigers and handed them an innings and 46-run defeat.

Next Team India will play a two-match Test series against New Zealand, with the first one scheduled to be held in Wellington from February 21.

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