The Sardar Patel Motera Stadium spreads across 63 acres with 3 entry points, surpassing the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia by a seating capacity of 1.10 lakh.
India and Australia will first lock horns against each other in ODIs and T20Is and then both sides will shift their attention to the longest format of the game.
Kane Williamson's knock of 89 runs allowed New Zealand to take a lead of 51 runs over India on day two of the ongoing first Test at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.
What makes this test match important is the very fact that for the first time, Pink ball is being used in the day-night test in India in place of the usual red ball to have better visibility under a bad light.
"My view for the day-night test is very positive, we will have to do something for our test cricket. Our top officials should think of the revival of test cricket. Having a pink ball is a really good move," said Madan lal
The skipper Joe Root took the field but failed to leave a mark on the field as he was sent back to the pavilion in the 12th over after scoring two runs. Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes all were sent back to the pavilion on a duck by Murtagh.
Murtagh returned in the 13th over and bagged two more wickets. The Irish fast bowler bowled Jonny Bairstow for a golden duck on the fourth ball and then Chris Woakes got leg-before for a two-ball nought on the last ball of the over. In the 15th over, Murtagh completed his five-wicket haul as he got Moeen Ali caught behind for a duck.
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