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Virat creates history at Eden as Test captain

Kolkata, Nov 22 (UNI) Virat Kohli on Friday became the quickest batsman in the World to complete 5,000 runs as Test captain.
He surpassed Australian great Ricky Ponting on the list.
During the break Sachin Tendulkar on the Pink-ball experiment said, “Have to move with the times, when it comes to adaptability, need to explore things and see if it works or not. If it works well, good. If it doesn't - like dew playing spoilsport or sighting the ball is an issue - you get together and find a feasible solution. "
Rahul Dravid on his Kolkata memories said, “Incredible venue, haven't come here for a long time. To come here and see this kind of crowd brings back incredible memories. If you get this kind of numbers, then (pink-ball cricket) is certainly the future. Great to see them come back. Great city, great venue.”
Earlier in the day, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated India’s first Day-Night Test by ringing the Eden Gardens Bell just before the start of play at 1 p.m at the iconic Eden Gardens.
The near packed stadium did not disappoint as Bangladesh PM and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee walked out to the ground to set the pink ball rolling literally for the milestone affair between India and Bangladesh.
They were accompanied by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, BCB president Nazmul Hazan, CAB Secretary Avishek Dalmiya, Sachin Tendulkar along with other officials and dignitaries.
The entourage was welcomed to the ground by lusty cheers and a fussilade of flashbulbs as the lensmen went into overdrive capturing every moment as the ladies walked out to meet the two teams.
A special Bangladesh Airlines flight (Biman) carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her entourage landed at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport amid tight security.
PM Hasina was received at the airport by Kolkata Mayor and West Bengal Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Firhad Hakim, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das.
Amid high security, the Bangladesh PM was then taken in a ceremonial motorcade to the Taj Bengal hotel where she will stay during her short visit.
S Ramesh, Saba Karim, Sunil Joshi, Ajit Agarkar, Venkatesh Prasad, Kapil Dev, Dilip Vengsarkar, Mohammed Azharuddin, Kris Srikkanth, Farook Engineer and Chandu Borde are the former Indian cricketers who are in attendance in Eden.
Abhinav Bindra, P Gopichand, P V Sindhu, Sania Mirza and Mary Kom are the athletes from other sports disciplines who are gracing the historic occasion.
Former Bangladesh cricketers Naimur Rahman, Mohammed Mahmudul Hasan, Maharab Hossain, Mohammed Hasibul Hussain, Shahriar Hossain Biddut, Kazi Habibul Bashar and Mohammed Akram Khan are also present.
These players were part of Bangladesh’s 1st ever Test match against India in 2000.
PM Sheikh Hasina met the players of both teams before the start of the historic match at Eden Gardens.
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