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The pink ball used in the on-going Test match is manufactured by SG in Meerut. SG pink ball is hand-stitched and the black seam is pronounced.
Team India are on top in the on-going Day/Night Test match against England at the world's largest cricket stadium - Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. Many may wonder why these matches are played with a pink ball, instead of a regular red ball.
Well, here are the reasons why the pink ball used in the Day/Night match is different from the normal red ball:
The pink ball used in the ongoing Test match is manufactured by SG in Meerut. SG pink ball is hand-stitched and the black seam is pronounced.
Team India played their first Day/Night Test in 2019 against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens. Pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami took all 19 wickets that fell in the match. However, the ongoing match at Narendra Modi Stadium has been dominated by spinners. The Indian spinners took 19 wickets against England.