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Cricket Australia enjoying the success of day-night Tests and planning for more

Updated November 28, 2015 23:32:17 Photo: Nearly 90,000 attended the initial two days of the day-night Test played beneath lights at Adelaide Oval. (Getty Photos: Cameron Spencer) Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has signalled day-evening Test matches are set to continue subsequent summer following the early achievement of the match below lights at Adelaide…


Cricket Australia enjoying the success of day-night Tests and planning for more next summer

Posted November 28, 2015 22:59:30 Photo: Nearly 90,000 attended the initial two days of the day-evening Test played below lights at Adelaide Oval. (Getty Pictures: Cameron Spencer) Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has signalled day-night Test matches are set to continue subsequent summer following the early accomplishment of the match below lights at Adelaide…


English cricket decides to ditch toss tradition

Posted November 27, 2015 09:22:13 English cricket will function a significant change to the tradition of the pre-match coin toss to make a decision which group bats initial in 2016, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Friday (AEDT). In both tiers of next season’s County Championship, the visiting captain will be offered the…


Innovations that changed the game of cricket

Updated November 26, 2015 18:45:29 Cricket is not the game it after was, and players from past generations might shake their heads at the concept of playing a Test match beneath lights in Adelaide with a pink ball. Whilst the aim of the game – to score runs and take wickets – is still the…


Why Adelaide can claim to be the home of night cricket

By Daniel Keane Posted November 25, 2015 14:41:08 Photo: RAAF trainees playing a game of electric light cricket at Melbourne’s Exhibition Constructing in 1941. Note the elevated white boundary tape. If a ball is struck more than the tape on the complete, the batsman is out. (The Australasian / Trove) The appeal of novelty is…