The Indian team has landed its first Pink Ball Test match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Winning this match, Team India wants to make it even more memorable. On one hand, while it will be a remarkable match for Team India, Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque will never want to miss it. In this match, he returned without opening an account and an embarrassing record was added to his name.
Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque became the sixth captain of the world to be dismissed without opening an account in a day-night Test match. Before Mominul, five different country Test captains have been bowled out for zero playing a pink ball test. Mominul’s name has also been added to this list.
Mominul Haque’s embarrassing record
Mominul Haque, captaining Bangladesh, was dismissed for zero in the Kolkata Test match against India. Rohit Sharma off Umesh Yadav took a brilliant catch in the slip with one hand and sent Mominul back. The Bangladeshi captain, who faced 7 balls, made a very embarrassing record as soon as he was out for zero.
Captains out at zero in day-night test
So far, a total of six Test captains have returned from zero days out playing zero matches. The list includes Jason Holder of West Indies, Dinesh Chandimal from Sri Lanka, Joe Root from England, Suranga Lakmal from Sri Lanka, Tim Paine from Australia and Mominul Haque from Bangladesh.