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Kolkata sheds its white-blue nocturnal hue with Pink Ball Day-Night Test

Practically every landmark in the city sported the colour to usher in the new format of the game; even Mamata Banerjee wore a pink and white saree to mark the occasion

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Day-night Test | India vs Bangladesh | Test match

Avishek Rakshit  |  Kolkata 

Kolkata has discarded the white-blue colours it had come to be identified with, and has adopted pink as its nocturnal hue to welcome India’s maiden day-night Test match with the pink ball against Bangladesh on Friday.

Iconic landmarks in the city such as the legendary Eden Gardens, where the cricketing world has made many records, the war memorial Shahid Minar which is the entry point of the city’s central business district, the Tata Centre which once held the crown of being the tallest building in the city, the residential highrise — The 42, the Big Ben of Kolkata, ...

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First Published: Fri, November 22 2019. 15:40 IST