New Zealand are unlikely to play a day-night test against India this season with the BCCI announcing that all three Tests in September and October would begin at 9.30 am.Kanpur will host the first Test from September 22, followed by the second at Eden Gardens from September 30 and the third in Indore, a brand new Test venue, from October 8.
The five ODIs will be played on October 16 in Dharamsala, October 19 in Delhi, October 23 in Mohali, October 26 in Ranchi and October 29 in Visakhapatnam.
Indore is set to host its first-ever cricket Test during India's home series against New Zealand
India's top cricketers, in a unique way, today announced the full schedule of the tour that will kick start the team's season with the first Test in Kanpur from September 22-26.
However, in the official schedule released by the BCCIthere was no mention of the day-night Test against the Kiwis as all Test matches will start at 09:30 in the morning.
In April, BCCI president Anurag Thakur, who was secretary then, had said that India will play one day-night Test in the series against New Zealand.
Announcing the schedule today, India skipper Virat Kohli tweeted that the first Test will be played at the Green Park stadium in Kanpur.
in September-October but a day-night encounter is not part of the roster released by the BCCI, which had earlier revealed plans to have a game with the pink ball.