NEW DELHI: India’s reluctance to play a day-night test on their next tour of Australia has surprised spinner Harbhajan Singh, who remains convinced that Virat Kohli’s team are skilled enough to conquer the challenges of pink-ball cricket. India have shot down a proposal to play what could have been their maiden day-night test in Adelaide in December, worried that their inexperience in the conditions could hamper their bid for a rare series win in Australia. “I don’t know why they don’t want to play day-night test…
DUBAI: In-form Pakistan are ready to launch a pink-ball spin assault on struggling West Indies when they do battle in Asia's first day-night Test from Thursday in Dubai. Pakistan have been on a roll since their 2-2 series draw in England in August, which briefly lifted them to number one position in world cricket's Test rankings for the first time. Arch-rivals India relegated Pakistan to number two with recent victory over New Zealand but Misbah-ul-Haq's men have a prime opportunity to close the gap in the…
NEW DELHI: India will witness its first ever multi-day pink ball game at Kolkata's Eden Gardens from Saturday, a possible precursor to a day-night Test later this year in the world's richest cricket market.
SYDNEY: The Australian cricketers' players union on urged the sport's national governing body to ensure conditions for this year's two pink ball Tests are upgraded to produce high quality matches.
SYDNEY: South Africa have overcome their reservations and agreed to play a day-night pink ball Test against Australia in Adelaide this year, cricket chiefs announced.
SYDNEY: Australia will play two day-night Tests against South Africa and Pakistan next southern summer in a revamp of home international scheduling, a report said on Thursday.
ADELAIDE: More pink-ball day-night Test matches are planned after the spectacular success of the historic trailblazer at the Adelaide Oval, which won plaudits from fans, players and cricket chiefs.