The Eden Gardens stadium took on a pink hue forward of the pink-ball Check between India and Bangladesh. © Twitter
“Pink is the brand new obsession”- Aerosmith sang it of their 1997 hit “Pink” and that’s the rising feeling round Kolkata as India’s day-night Check in opposition to Bangladesh at Eden Gardens will get nearer so far. Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has set about to make sure that the historic match – India’s first foray into pink-ball Checks – is a grand spectacle. There is a big pink balloon flying near the Eden, which can keep there all through the match. Some parks and monuments are going to be lit up with pink lights. There will likely be mascots to maintain the kids entertained and armed forces paratroopers will fly down handy the pink balls over to the 2 captains.
With all the thrill round, the BCCI on Wednesday tweeted a video exhibiting the Eden Gardens already in a pink hue forward of the grand present, in addition to the enormous balloon and a number of other cricket-themed murals made across the stadium.
“Kolkata gearing up for the #PinkBallTest,” BCCI tweeted together with the video.
Watch the video right here:
Kolkata gearing up for the #PinkBallTest#TeamIndia #INDvBAN pic.twitter.com/16p66AvHTn
— BCCI (@BCCI) November 20, 2019
The Shaheed Minar and a few Kolkata Municipal Company (KMC) parks will likely be illuminated with pink lights, whereas the Tata Metal constructing is about to have 3D Mapping from Wednesday.
This would be the first day-night Check for each India and Bangladesh. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will likely be in attendance together with a number of Indian leaders together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Dwelling Minister Amit Shah and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.