FirstPost.com (India) – New Delhi: The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Thursday 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.

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  • New Delhi: The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Thursday 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.
  • 30 years back they said India play Test matches only to draw but they don’t say that anymore,” Rai said at historian Boria Majumdar’s book launch.
  • The former CAG said that India will play day-night Tests only when the players are ready.
  • “Till the time Indian players say that they are ready to play day-night matches there will be no day-night matches that India will play.”
  • “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.


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