South Africa to play Day-Night tour matches in Australia!

Sudipta / 07 September 2016

South Africa will play two pink-ball tour matches in the lead-up to their day-night Test against Australia in Adelaide on November 24.

Cricket Australia said on Wednesday that South Africa will meet a Cricket Australia XI  in a day-night match at the Adelaide Oval on October 22=33 and a two day, day-night match against a Victorian XI the Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 19-20, a week ahead of the pink ball Test at the Adelaide Oval.

South Africa’s cricketers were original, against the use of the pink ball, which improves visibility at night Tests, being incorporated in their tour but they changed their stance in June.

The Adelaide match will be preceded by Tests beginning November 3 in Perth and November 12 in Hobart.

South Africa will play two pink ball tour matches in the lead up to their day-night Test against Australia in Adelaide on November 24.

The first pink ball Test was played between Australia and New Zealand at Adelaide Oval in 2015. Since 2015 no international Day Night match played. But this year Pakistan will play one against West Indies in UAE and South Africa will one against Australia.

In India CAB played a Day Nightclub match and BCCI organized the Duleep Trophy in Day Night format.

However, India yet to play a Day-Night Test.

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