Sanjay Manjrekar said players are choosing T20 leagues over Test cricket because of the money involved in the shortest formal.
Sri Lanka drew the three-Test series against West Indies 1-1 after winning the third match by four wickets.
Meanwhile, Chandimal faces a lengthy ban after having admitted to the more serious Level three offence which relates to 'conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game.'
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai firmly backed the Indian cricket team's decision of not playing Day-Night pink ball Test against Australia during the upcoming tour Down Under at the end of the year.
India have refused to play the Adelaide Test against Australia later this year under lights, inviting criticism from a number of players, including Mark Waugh and Ian Chappell.
Chappell felt that game's stakeholders talk about saving Test cricket but it has only amounted to mere lip service.
CA wanted to continue with their recent tradition of playing the opening Test at Adelaide from December 6-10 under lights.
The BCCI had officially informed Cricket Australia that Virat Kohli and Co. would not engage in any pink ball Test during their tour Down Under later this year.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had on Monday written to the CA refusing to play under lights after which the Australian board confirmed playing the Islanders in a day-night game in January.
Sutherland's comments have come after a few countries expressed their reluctance in the past with CA over playing the pink ball Test, with India being the latest, preferring to play the traditional red-ball Test at the Adelaide Oval later this year in December.
Cricket Australia is pushing ahead with a series-opening Test against India at the Adelaide Oval in the hope of securing agreement on a day-night format.
The proposed Test match between India and West Indies became a contentious issue after COA chief Vinod Rai complained of being kept in dark about the plan.
Ganguly's comment came after some reports stated that concerned with poor ticket sales especially during the India- Sri Lanka series opener last month at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
India wants to host Australia in a day-night Test match during their tour in 2017, Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive officer James Sutherland said on Thursday.
Pakistan are hoping to play the West Indies at home in a day-night Test in October ahead of their pink-ball Test cricket match against Australia in December.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has opened up to the possibility of playing a day/night Test match with pink ball during the tour of India later this year.
India will host the first ever day/night test match with pink ball, with the BCCI having made a formal announcement in this regard today.
New Delhi: Following India Test captain Virat Kohli's support, compatriots and cricketing stalwarts V.V.S. Laxman and Kapil Dev have also expressed delight on the eve of the commencement of first day-night Test match to be
Canberra: The main talking point in the aftermath of New Zealand's 102-run win over Prime Minister's XI here was the condition of the balls used in the 50-over fixture which prompted concern among both teams