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Pink ball cricket


Sourav Ganguly wants India to play pink-ball Tests in every series

December 03, 2019 2:55 pm

India became the last major cricket nation to embrace day/night Tests when they hosted neighbours Bangladesh in front of a sellout crowd at Kolkata's Eden Gardens last month.

A pink-ball oddball: Spinners redundant in this genre of the game?

November 29, 2019 7:50 am

Conventional wisdom says day-night Tests are pacers’ domain. Aussie off-spinner Nathan Lyon is a notable exception.

Virat Kohli reveals how Sachin Tendulkar's advice helped in dealing with pink ball

November 24, 2019 9:23 pm

Virat Kohli revealed some suggestions given to him by Sachin Tendulkar on how to adapt batting in Day/Night Tests played with the pink ball. Kohli's 136 was the highest score by far in the first pink ball Test in India.

When Rahul Dravid became the first Indian to score a century in pink ball cricket

November 24, 2019 9:37 am

Rahul Dravid had registered a two-ball duck in the first innings but came up with a century in the second innings. His 106 was the highest score of the match as the MCC won by 174 runs in the exhibition match in 2011.

Hope India play a day/night Test in Adelaide: Shane Warne

November 23, 2019 1:09 pm

Earlier this week Kohli had said he is open to the idea of Day/Night Test in Australia next year provided his team is allocated a practice match, something which wasn't on the table during the 2017-18 tour Down Under.

India, Bangladesh pink ball Test at Eden Gardens: Here is all you need to know

November 22, 2019 8:42 pm

India vs Bangladesh maiden pink ball or day-night Test today at Eden Gardens in Kolkata: All your questions answered.

The day-night Test could be overwhelmed by another format — pink-ball cricket

November 23, 2019 10:39 am

Cricket clearly doesn’t have space for another format — it could clutter and trivialise the game, as what has happened to cue sports.

Pacers will be more effective if captains use them under lights: Gautam Gambhir

November 21, 2019 4:29 pm

India and Bangladesh will play their first-ever Day/Night Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata beginning on Friday.

Explained: What is pink ball cricket?

November 22, 2019 9:02 pm

India will play its first pink-ball, day-night Test match against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens on Friday (November 22).

Bangladesh's Saif Hassan ruled out of Pink Ball Test

November 21, 2019 9:09 am

Bangladesh's reserve opener Saif Hassan has been ruled out of the Day/Night Test against India owing to a finger injury he sustained while on the pitch as a substitute fielder in the 1st Test in Indore.