The Indian cricket crew will play a day-night Test in Australia once they go for the Tour Down Under later this 12 months, information company PTI reported citing BCCI sources. “India are most likely to play a day/night Test during the Australia tour,” a BCCI supply instructed PTI on situation of anonymity. India had refused to play a day/night time Test towards the identical opposition in Adelaide once they toured Australia in 2018/19.
The facet performed their maiden day-night Test towards Bangladesh in November final 12 months at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, in which that they had picked up a snug win by an innings and 46 runs.
The report has come in only a month after India captain Virat Kohli pressured that his crew is prepared to play a pink-ball Test wherever in Australia.On the eve of India’s three-match ODI sequence opener at residence towards Australia final month, Kohli had stated, “We’re ready and up for the challenge – whether it’s Gabba, Perth… it doesn’t matter to us. It’s become a very exciting feature of any Test series and we’re open to playing day-night Tests.”
During Australia’s tour of India in January, a Cricket Australia delegation met with prime BCCI officers to focus on the potential for internet hosting a day-night Test throughout the upcoming tour.
Meanwhile, India will play two-match Test sequence towards New Zealand with the primary Test ranging from Thursday subsequent week in Wellington.