Ganguly talks about the chances of playing day-night Test in New Zealand
The BCCI president and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly talked about the prospects of having a day-night Test in New Zealand during India’s upcoming tour.
India have successfully kickstarted their account in the day-night Test by beating Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs. The successful Test at Kolkata has now opened the door for Indian team to play more such games in future and also a demand within fans as well as experts.
India’s next Test assignment will be against New Zealand in New Zealand. Already there is a wish going around fans to have a day-night Test there. When asked about this to the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, he said it is too early to decide on this and also he said he is eagerly waiting to have such games in SENA countries.
“Too early to talk of the future. We will all sit down and discuss the way ahead after this one. But just imagine the frenzy if you have teams like England, South Africa and Australia playing pink-ball Tests against India. Think what the crowd will get to witness,” he pointed.
Further the former Indian captain shared his joy of success in hosting the historical Test. Specially he quoted about the crowd attendance for the match which was a phenomenal one in India for a Test match in recent times.
“Just take a look around. Do you see this? Have you seen this in Test cricket? When was the last time you had a capacity crowd watching a Test match? Feels like it is a World Cup final,” Sourav Ganguly told news agency IANS during the course of the match.