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Sweets turn into ‘pink’ in Kolkata before historic first pink-ball Test at Eden


Kolkata is trembling with pink fever. The madness of first-ever pink-ball Test has spread on Kokata in such a way that the color of sweets has also become pink. In these pink-fever time, Sourav Ganguly, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), posted picture of pink sweets on social media.

Pink sweets add another level of excitement before historic pink-ball TestThe colors of the city’s streets are now pink. So is the color of the martyr minaret. Pink color spread throughout whole Eden. Pink balloons have been flying. The mascot is also pink. Looking at the gallery of Eden garden, everything has been pink. But pink sweets surprised Sourav Ganguly. Which has been specially prepared for this historic test between India and Bangladesh.

Sourav posted a picture of Sandesh (a dessert originating from the Bengal region) on his twitter wall and captioned “Sweets go pink in Kolkata.” The former India skipper lined it up with another picture of pink sweets exceptionally made to celebrate India’s historic introduction in the day-night Test cricket. After that, both the picture went viral on social media.

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It should be mentioned that some four years after the inception of playing the longer version of the game under the lights, India will become the last major cricketing nation to enter into the Day-night Test era. On Friday, November 22, they are all set to appear in the pink-ball party for the first time in their history against Bangladesh.

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