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Glenn McGrath voices against four-day Tests, says day-night matches the way to go to keep longest format alive
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Glenn McGrath voices against four-day Tests, says day-night matches the way to go to keep longest format alive

Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath is not in favour of tinkering with the five-day format, saying to bring in more fans to the game, day-night Test matches is the way forward.

Australia vs Pakistan: Pat Cummins describes pink-ball Tests as a 'whole different' format compared to red-ball fixtures
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Australia vs Pakistan: Pat Cummins describes pink-ball Tests as a 'whole different' format compared to red-ball fixtures

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins feels that pink-ball Tests are going to be almost a different format.

Former ICC umpire Simon Taufel feels day-night Tests can revive cricket's traditional format
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Former ICC umpire Simon Taufel feels day-night Tests can revive cricket's traditional format

Initially reluctant to embrace the concept, India will play their first pink ball day/night Test between 22-26 November , the opponents being Bangladesh and the venue the iconic Eden Gardens.

India vs Bangladesh: Dean Jones advocates change of ball to counter 'dew factor' in day-night Tests
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India vs Bangladesh: Dean Jones advocates change of ball to counter 'dew factor' in day-night Tests

The Indian cricket team will be playing its first-ever day-night Test match against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens from 22-26 November.

India vs Bangladesh: From Australia to Zimbabwe, a list of teams who have participated in day-night Tests
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India vs Bangladesh: From Australia to Zimbabwe, a list of teams who have participated in day-night Tests

Come 22 November, India and Bangladesh will be the latest entrants to participate in a day-night Test when the two teams lock horns in Kolkata’s Eden Gardens.

Indian captain Virat Kohli agreeable to play Day-Night Tests, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly
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Indian captain Virat Kohli agreeable to play Day-Night Tests, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

If Sourav Ganguly's tenure is not extended beyond July, the Day-Night Test might not become a reality as India next play five-day games at home only in December 2020 -January, 2021.

ICC to meet BCCI officials to discuss future of Test cricket, growing popularity of T20s
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ICC to meet BCCI officials to discuss future of Test cricket, growing popularity of T20s

BCCI acting president CK Khanna, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary, treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhry and CEO Rahul Johri are expected to be briefed about the ICC working group's progress in the meeting.

South Africa vs Zimbabwe: After failed four-day experiment, ICC should watch pink ball more closely while charting future course
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South Africa vs Zimbabwe: After failed four-day experiment, ICC should watch pink ball more closely while charting future course

One four-day pink ball Test is too small a sample size to put it under a rigorous scanner and write off its rationality. A lot, however, has gone wrong.

England vs West Indies: Stuart Broad proud to get past influential Ian Botham's record
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England vs West Indies: Stuart Broad proud to get past influential Ian Botham's record

Stuart Broad paid tribute to the "big influence" of Ian Botham on his career after beating the England great's tally of Test wickets.

England vs West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite reported for suspect bowling action but allowed to bowl in 2nd Test
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England vs West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite reported for suspect bowling action but allowed to bowl in 2nd Test

Primarily an opening batsman, occasional off-spinner Brathwaite bowled just six wicketless overs for six runs as England surged to a thumping win inside three days in Birmingham on Saturday.

England vs West Indies: Alastair Cook and Joe Root showcase hosts' batting range in Edgbaston
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England vs West Indies: Alastair Cook and Joe Root showcase hosts' batting range in Edgbaston

After a series that saw South Africa’s bowlers force England’s top order to live off scraps, this was a happier day for the top four who helped themselves to a West Indian buffet that started serving just after 2 pm

England vs West Indies, Day 1, day-night Test at Edgbaston: As it happened
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England vs West Indies, Day 1, day-night Test at Edgbaston: As it happened

Catch all the live scores and updates from Day one of the day-night Test between England and West Indies.

Year in Review 2016: Day-night Tests witnessed more even contests thanks to improvements in pink ball
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Year in Review 2016: Day-night Tests witnessed more even contests thanks to improvements in pink ball

The shortcomings of the pink ball might be behind us. The challenge though would be to factor in the presence of dew which would be a certainty in the grounds of the subcontinent in the winter months.

Ian Botham calls day/night Test in England 'ridiculous'; says plan risks cricket's flagship
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Ian Botham calls day/night Test in England 'ridiculous'; says plan risks cricket's flagship

Ian Botham has hit out at the "appalling" prospect of a first day/night Test in England, saying the "ridiculous" plan risks damaging cricket's flagship format.

England may host day-night Test with match against West Indies next year
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England may host day-night Test with match against West Indies next year

Given that the English cricket season also coincides with UK's longest daylight hours, questions have also been raised about whether there's much to be gained from having a floodlit Test in the country.

Pakistan to warm up for day-night Test against Australia with tour match under lights
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Pakistan to warm up for day-night Test against Australia with tour match under lights

The match will feature a pink ball and provide Pakistan with good practice in the lead-up to the first Test against Steve Smith's Australia at Brisbane.

India will not play any day-night Test this home season, confirms BCCI chief Anurag Thakur
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India will not play any day-night Test this home season, confirms BCCI chief Anurag Thakur

Pink ball will not be used in Test cricket this home season, said Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur on Monday.

Duleep Trophy 2016: Selectors urge Anurag Thakur to host pink-ball Ranji matches
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Duleep Trophy 2016: Selectors urge Anurag Thakur to host pink-ball Ranji matches

The senior national selection committee has given a suggestion to BCCI president Anurag Thakur to conduct at least one pink ball match under lights per round in the Ranji Trophy.

Day-night Test cricket is essential for the survival of format: New Zealand Cricket chief
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Day-night Test cricket is essential for the survival of format: New Zealand Cricket chief

Players and traditionalists need to accept pink-ball Tests or the five-day format will not survive, New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White.