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India's Cheteshwar Pujara says facing pink ball in day-night Tests a different challenge for batsmen altogether
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India's Cheteshwar Pujara says facing pink ball in day-night Tests a different challenge for batsmen altogether

India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara on Thursday admitted that playing day-night Tests is an altogether different challenge for the batsman as the pace and visibility of the pink ball is very different from traditional red ball.

Steve Smith feels Australia holds 'slight advantage' against India in Pink Ball Test scheduled later in 2020
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Steve Smith feels Australia holds 'slight advantage' against India in Pink Ball Test scheduled later in 2020

Smith, one of the world's best Test batsmen, also admired the way the Indian captain, Virat Kohli, goes about chases in white-ball cricket.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mitchell Starc says saliva ban would make cricket 'pretty boring contest'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mitchell Starc says saliva ban would make cricket 'pretty boring contest'

Starc also said that he would welcome the prospect of bowling with pink ball against India in a day-night Test over the home summer.

West Indies icon Brian Lara says number of days in Test 'doesn't matter' as long as it produces results; believes day-night matches not the way forward
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West Indies icon Brian Lara says number of days in Test 'doesn't matter' as long as it produces results; believes day-night matches not the way forward

West Indian batting legend Brian Lara is not concerned about the duration of Test matches as long as they are producing results.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirms India's day-night Test fixture in Australia tour of 2020-21, against England in February 2021
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirms India's day-night Test fixture in Australia tour of 2020-21, against England in February 2021

India declined Australia’s offer to play a day-night test during their most recent tour Down Under in 2018/19 and were the last major cricket-playing country to play a pink-ball match when they hosted Bangladesh in Kolkata in November.

BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly discusses prospect of India playing day-night Test in Australia after Virat Kohli expresses support
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BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly discusses prospect of India playing day-night Test in Australia after Virat Kohli expresses support

The Indian cricket team could play at least one day-night Test during its tour of Australia later this year after skipper Virat Kohli said on Monday he was open to the idea.

Australia vs New Zealand: Hosts stretch lead to 417 on Day 3 as Black Caps face daunting task to save day-night Test
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Australia vs New Zealand: Hosts stretch lead to 417 on Day 3 as Black Caps face daunting task to save day-night Test

Australia has a stranglehold on the opening Test against New Zealand after taking a 417-run lead on a wicket that is getting increasingly difficult to bat on under the lights at Perth Stadium.

Pakistan Cricket Board invites Bangladesh to play pink ball Test at Karachi during January series
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Pakistan Cricket Board invites Bangladesh to play pink ball Test at Karachi during January series

Pakistan and Bangladesh might feature in a day-night Test during the latter's tour to the neighbouring nation in January next year for the two-match series of the ICC World Test Championship.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly says India should play one day-night Test in every series, will implement it at other venues
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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly says India should play one day-night Test in every series, will implement it at other venues

Ganguly said that other Indian venues were now ready to host day-night Tests as they were encouraged by the turnout in Kolkata

Australia vs Pakistan, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Hosts complete series sweep with an innings and 48 runs win
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Australia vs Pakistan, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Hosts complete series sweep with an innings and 48 runs win

Follow live score and updates from the fourth day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 3 at Adelaide, Full cricket score: Hosts in driver's seat after visitors lose Babar Azam in follow-on
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Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 3 at Adelaide, Full cricket score: Hosts in driver's seat after visitors lose Babar Azam in follow-on

Follow the score and updates from the third day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 2 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner's triple ton headlines hosts' dominant day
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Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 2 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner's triple ton headlines hosts' dominant day

Follow the score and updates from the second day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner, Labuschagne tons put hosts in front
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Highlights, Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1 at Adelaide, Full Cricket Score: Warner, Labuschagne tons put hosts in front

Follow the score and updates from the first day of the second Test between Australia and Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.

Bangladesh opener Saif Hassan fined for overstaying in India on expired visa after completion of Test series
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Bangladesh opener Saif Hassan fined for overstaying in India on expired visa after completion of Test series

Opener Saif Hassan travelled with the Bangladesh team as a back-up opener for the Test series which they lost 0-2 against hosts India.

Wriddhiman Saha says ‘it should not take more than five weeks to recover’ from finger surgery
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Wriddhiman Saha says ‘it should not take more than five weeks to recover’ from finger surgery

Saha has enough time to be fit for India's next Test assignment — two Tests in New Zealand beginning 21 February and has flown to his hometown Siliguri for the time being.

Australia vs Pakistan: From Aussies nerve-racking win over Kiwis in 2015 to Ashes triumph in Adelaide, a look at all day-night Tests Down Under
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Australia vs Pakistan: From Aussies nerve-racking win over Kiwis in 2015 to Ashes triumph in Adelaide, a look at all day-night Tests Down Under

Since their debut day-night Test against New Zealand at the iconic Adelaide Oval in 2015, no team has played more Test under lights than Australia, with the Aussies maintaining 100 percent record, registering five wins out of five matches

'Visibility can be a bit of a problem': Cheteshwar Pujara weighs in on the debate surrounding the pink ball
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'Visibility can be a bit of a problem': Cheteshwar Pujara weighs in on the debate surrounding the pink ball

Cheteshwar Pujara also admitted that it has just been a solitary Test match experience with the pink-ball and making a sound judgement is a bit too early.

Market Test cricket, like the buzz around pink-ball Test was created, suggests Virat Kohli
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Market Test cricket, like the buzz around pink-ball Test was created, suggests Virat Kohli

'If there’s enough buzz created around Test cricket, then there will be a lot more keenness to come to the stadiums,' said Virat Kohli

India vs Bangladesh: 'Winning by spin is fun, but winning by pace is more fun', Twitter reacts to hosts' dominant win in day night Test
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India vs Bangladesh: 'Winning by spin is fun, but winning by pace is more fun', Twitter reacts to hosts' dominant win in day night Test

Here's how Twitter users reacted to yet another dominant display from India in the day-night Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata.

Australia captain Tim Paine seeks India counterpart Virat Kohli's 'permission' for day-night Test at Gabba
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Australia captain Tim Paine seeks India counterpart Virat Kohli's 'permission' for day-night Test at Gabba

His Australians had just extended an unbeaten streak at the Gabba that stretches back to 1988, and Tim Paine wanted to bring it to the attention of India skipper Virat Kohli.