The future of the longest format has been the subject of debate since the rise of popular T20 leagues over the last decade coincided with dwindling crowds at test matches outside cricket hotbeds...
Ganguly, who took the reins of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) last October, has said he wanted India to play at least one day-night test in every series.
Bangladesh were eventually dismissed for 195 on the first hour of the first session on day three as India won by an innings and 46 runs.
The tourists, facing a heavy defeat, were already grappling with a personnel crisis after Liton Das and Nayeem Hasan were hit on the head by short deliveries from Mohammed Shami in their first...
The right-hander remained not out on 59 and helped Bangladesh better their first innings total of 106 as they ended the day at 152-6.
Bangladesh are 133-5 after 26 overs in their second innings as they still trail India's first innings by 108 runs
The hosts will be very pleased with the way they bowled and then batted to take a considerable lead of 68 runs.
Kolkata has amazingly transformed itself into a city of pink ahead of the big day with tickets for the first four days of the Test match already sold out.
Sourav Ganguly, the newly-appointed president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), is trying his best to make this occasion memorable to the people of Kolkata and other parts of India as...
India have been the only major full-member nation not to have played a day-night test, a concept which pundits say will help address dwindling attendance in most test venues.
The players appear genuinely excited and are leaving no stones unturned in their preparation for the match which will get underway in front of sellout crowds at Eden Gardens on Friday.
The interest of the spectators for the Kolkata Test has been high as the match will be the first day-night Test for both the countries.