Kohli, Rahane To Be Amongst First To Attain Kolkata For 2nd Take a look at: Report

Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane To Be Among First To Reach Kolkata For Day-Night Test: Report

India thrashed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs within the first Take a look at in Indore. © AFP

India captain Virat Kohli and deputy Ajinkya Rahane would be the first among the many group members to succeed in the town for the a lot awaited first-ever day-night Take a look at within the nation, beginning on Friday. India thrashed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs within the first Take a look at in Indore. The rubber was over in three days, after which the group administration determined to remain again and apply with pink SG balls beneath lights. In response to info acquired on Monday, Kohli and Rahane are scheduled to land at 9:40 am on Tuesday, a lot forward of the remainder of the group.


It is nonetheless unclear whether or not the captain would go to the Eden Gardens on Tuesday to take a look on the pitch, however there are probabilities of him dropping by, based on sources.

The Eden observe is predicted to be a inexperienced prime which the purple sizzling Indian tempo bowling battery would relish. The 22-yard strip was beneath covers on Monday with pitch curator Sujan Mukherjee saying that there will not be any pink ball testing earlier than the motion begins at 1 pm on Friday.


In addition to Kohli and Rahane, Rohit Sharma will land within the wee hours of Wednesday, at 1:55 am whereas pacers Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav will arrive a bit in a while the identical day, at 9:35 am.

Ishant Sharma will even attain on Tuesday, at 10:45 within the night time. The remainder of the group is predicted to come back collectively at 12:30 pm on Tuesday together with the Bangladesh group.