Towards the front of India’s first ever day and night Test match against Bangladesh, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Sourav Ganguly posted pictures of pink ball-shaped sweets. On Thursday, Kolkata turned on pink lights to celebrate the first ever Day-Night pink ball Test match, starting today.
The 47 year old shared the pictures on his official twitter handle, stating that “Sweets go pink in Kolkata”. The sweets are known as Sandesh.
Sweets go pink in kolkata @BCCI @JayShah @CabCricket pic.twitter.com/dDfJYYRkfk— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 21, 2019
Well done felu.. pic.twitter.com/KMC9FiHuIi— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 21, 2019
The newly elected BCCI president also shared more pictures of the pink sweets to mark India’s introduction in the day and night Test cricket.
Previously, Ganguly had tweeted, "The city turns pink on the pink Test," after the city of Kolkata was adorned with pink lights, perticularly, some eminent structures and monuments like the Sahid Minar were adorned with pink lights.
Welcome to pink test ..@JayShah @bcci pic.twitter.com/lk9h9AX7Ox— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 21, 2019
Furthermore, the Cricket Association of Bengal also shared a clip of his hometown which is getting ready for the historic event as numerous high structures were lit in the pink colour.
"Well BCCI and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)... look forward to 5 days @JayShah," read the video post.
Well @bcci and @cab ... look forward to 5 days @JayShah pic.twitter.com/EbZigS3JMk— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) November 21, 2019