Eden Garden-“Pink Ball” Test Cricket – The Fab 5 Iconic Indian Cricketers to Feature in the Ceremony

November 22, 2019: The first-ever Pink Ball Test in India will witness India take on Bangladesh on November 22, 2019. This historic moment will bring cricket fanatics a unique viewing experience from their homes. Star Sports – India’s leading sports broadcaster is leaving no stone unturned to create a memorable day for fans. For the first time in history – the “Fab 5” of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, and Rahul Dravid will come together from Eden Garden to do the commentary together.

The legendary Indian cricketers will give viewers a bespoke experience as they analyze the first-ever Pink Ball match and will go down memory lane as they share anecdotes from their cricketing days. A key point that will be discussed at length will be what to expect out of the pink ball and how different it will be for the players playing in the first-ever day and night test in India.  BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has ensured that the pre-match ceremony will have sportsperson coming from different fields will also be present at the historic ceremony.

Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee will also be present in the pre-show of the historic pink ball test LIVE from Eden Gardens on Friday, November 22, 2019. The Bollywood Actress will show her support for the Men in Blue and share her love for the city and its culture. Celebrating the first Pink Ball Test in India, fans will have more than just the cricket to watch on their television.

One of the most-watched pre-game shows, ‘Game Plan’ will feature VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir, Sanjay Bangar and Aakash Chopra who will talk about the challenges of playing the pink ball, especially under lights. A key point that will be discussed at length will be what to expect out of the pink ball and how different it will be for the players playing in the first-ever day and night test in India.  Viewers will be able to watch how the players go through their preparations and make the necessary adjustments to account for the movement of the Pink Ball and the weather during the all-important net practice LIVE.

Catch the LIVE action of India vs Bangladesh in the second test match of the Paytm series to be held at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 22nd November 2019 at 9 AM only on the Star Sports network and Hotstar.

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