In the historic Day-Night Test at Adelaide Oval Australia fielded team masseur and logistic coordinator Grant Baldwin as Mitchell Starc has picked up an injury.

At the Adelaide Oval, in front of 44,000 strong crowd New Zealand team tumbled for 202.

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum winning the toss opted to bat first. The fall of a wicket in regular interval restricted New Zealand inside 202. In the first match, the pink ball talked to the bowlers’ way as Mitchell Starc and  Josh Hazlewood grabbed three wickets each while Peter Siddle and Nathan Lyon has taken two wickets each. 

Under floodlight, the white jersey was sparkling as much as the pink ball. But, Batsmen failed to shine. Martin Guptill was the first batsmen to get out as he was trapped by Josh Hazlewood. Hazlewood also grabbed the last wicket of Tim Southee to bundle out New Zealand for 202. Tom Latham is the only New Zealand batsman who scored a half century.

But, in the most watched first day Test in recent history saw another interesting sight of the match as Australia had to bring team masseur Baldwin as a substitute fielder in place of Mitchell Starc.

28 year Baldwin has played for Victoria in second division domestic cricket league.

The Pink ball looked soft and was not timed well whenever batsmen played it. Catches were also dropped. 

Here is the Cricinfo profile of Grant Baldwin

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