India and Bangladesh are ready to face off in the second and final Test of the series, which will begin from Friday in Kolkata.
The First-ever Day Night Test in Eden Gardens will be of great significance as it would lead to many more events like this in India.
In the first Test of the series, it was the home side who delivered an emphatic win over Bangladesh to take 1-0 lead in the series.
In the match starting from Friday, the home side will go with unchanged side for this day-night Test. In the batting department, the onus will be once again on the likes of Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli to score bulk of the runs.
In the bowling department, the onus will be once again on the pace trio of Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav to provide timely breakthroughs. The role of quick bowlers will be even more important considering reports that the pitch might offer lateral movement under lights.
Virat Kohli’s side will take on Bangladesh in the second game of the series in Kolkata
On the other hand, team India will make as many as one change as Mustafizur Rahman will replace Ebadat Hossain in the playing XI. In the previous game, batting lineup failed to put runs on the board as they suffered a comprehensive defeat at the hands of India .
In the batting department, the visitors will be depending once again on the likes of Mahmudullah Riyad, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mominul Haque to score the bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, the onus will be on the spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravendra Jadeja to provide timely breakthroughs.
Traditionally, the pitch at Eden Gardens in Kolkata is expected to be decent one for batting. The quick bowlers are expected to get a lot of assistance with the pink ball under lights.