FirstPost.com (India) – India’s refusal to play a day-night Test in Adelaide is “selfish” and hinders efforts to reinvigorate test cricket, Australia’s former Test batsman Mark Waugh said on Wednesday.

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  • India’s refusal to play a day-night Test in Adelaide is “selfish” and hinders efforts to reinvigorate test cricket, Australia’s former Test batsman Mark Waugh said on Wednesday.
  • India have declined to play their first day-night test against Australia, leaving the 6-10 December series-opener in Adelaide a day match, and remain the lone frontline team not to have featured in one.
  • Getty Images”It’s a little bit selfish from India’s point of view because we need to revitalise Test cricket,” Waugh said on Australia’s Big Sports Breakfast radio show.
  • “Their team is pretty well suited to day-night cricket, they’ve got a string of fast bowlers, so they don’t just rely on the spinners, and their batsman are technically very good as well,” Waugh explained.
  • India play three Twenty20 internationals, four Tests and three One-day internationals in their tour of Australia from November to January.


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