Hindu – The BCCI has officially informed Cricket Australia that India will not play any Day/Night Test match on their tour of Australia at the end of this year.

Summary

  • The BCCI has officially informed Cricket Australia that India will not play any Day/Night Test match on their tour of Australia at the end of this year.
  • While Cricket Australia were insistent on having a pink ball Test, which has been a convention for all touring teams for the past few years, the Indian board has made it clear that they will not deviate from the traditonal red-ball matches.
  • With Indian team management, headed by chief coach Ravi Shastri, intimating the Committee of Administrators (CoA) that the team will take at least 18 months to prepare for the Day/Night Test, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary was told to pass on the message to CA chief executive James Sutherland.
  • CA wanted the opening Test at Adelaide from December 6-10 to be a pink ball Test match.
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