Floodlights used in Test at Eden for first time

Floodlights used in Test at Eden for first time

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 23:26
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Floodlights used in Test at Eden for first timeKolkata: For the first time in 78 years of Test cricket played at the Eden Gardens here, the floodlights were switched on Wednesday on day one of the India-England match.

The floodlights were used for the last eight overs of the day`s play to offset problems caused by poor daylight.

India were then 251/6 in their first innings, with M.S. Dhoni and Ravichandran Ashwin in the middle.

The lights were switched on in the 83rd over, and play continued for 40 minutes thereafter.

Eden had hosted its first Test in 1934 between India and England.

IANS


First Published: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 23:26

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