Day/night cricket - Wikipedia
Day/night cricket, also known as Floodlit cricket is a cricket match that is played either totally, Floodlit cricket was soon taking place not only in Australia, but also in South Africa, the West India's first pink ball match took place in Kolkata on 18 July Date, Home team, Away team, Venue, Start time (local), Result. For Aussie cricket fans, a home Test series against England is our Fifth Test — Location: SCG, Sydney Dates: January Start time: am (AEDT) England have got will be in Adelaide where a night game, pink ball. Cricket Australia is confident of strong crowds for the inaugural day-night Gabba Test, but weren't prepared to take a punt on two pink ball.
He obviously had no trouble picking up the pink ball!
Pakistan's Azhar Ali became the first batsman to scored a ton in a day-night Test Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah then bagged five wickets, grabbing his th scalp in just his 17th match, but was outgunned by West Indies counterpart Devendra Bishoo, whose - the best figures by a visiting bowler in Asia - dragged the Caribbean side back into the game and left them needing for an unlikely victory.
It was a challenge Darren Bravo relished, with his from balls, moving the West Indies to within 83 runs of their target with four wickets remaining. He eventually chipped back to Yasir, however, and the final three wickets soon followed, albeit that it was Pakistan's narrowest victory in Test matches in the UAE.
Game 3 Adelaide, November - Australia and beat South Africa declared and by seven wickets South Africa captain Faf du Plessis had been charged with ball-tampering by the ICC after the second Test of the series after footage emerged of him apparently using some form of confectionery to shine the ball - Du Plessis was ultimately found guilty and copped three demerit points, as well as fined per cent of his match fee - so an unbeaten in the day-night third Test would have been extra sweet Faf du Plessis hit a century in a losing cause for South Africa Du Plessis made a tactical declaration after 76 overs on day one, subjecting Australia to a tricky 12 overs under the lights, a challenge openers Usman Khawaja and the debuting, Middlesbrough-born Matthew Renshaw came through.
Khawaja then turned his overnight three into - his fifth and most recent Test ton - as Australia replied with South Africa opener Stephen Cook countered with a doughty ball but with Hashim Amla 45 the next highest scorer, the Proteas were bundled out for David Warner then scored a brisk 47 as Australia successfully pursued on the fourth evening to earn a consolation win, having lost the first two Tests of the three-match series.
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Game 4 Brisbane, December - Australia and declared beat Pakistan and by 39 runs Australia made it three from three in pink-ball Tests a month later - but Asad Shafiq sure made them sweat! Shafiq's exemplarythe highest fourth-innings score in a Test at The Gabba, had Pakistan in sight of a world-record to win the series opener but the Pakistan No 6 looped a Starc bouncer to Warner at gully to leave the tourists onbefore Australia sealed victory four balls later.
David Warner howls with delight after pouching the key wicket of Asad Shafiq Australia captain Smith wrapped up proceedings by running out Yasir with a direct hit from second slip, having top scored with as the host posted in their first innings.
Smith opted not to enforce the follow on once Pakistan were skittled for in their opening dig and went on to clobber a speedy 63 - Khawaja notching a tamer 74 - before calling his side in.
Much like in the opening day-night Test, though, Smith was given more than a few scares before his side triumphed - Shafiq sharing fifty-plus stands with bowlers Mohammad Amir 48Wahab Riaz 30 and Yasir 33 after Pakistan had tumbled to Let's hope this week's day-nighter in Birmingham has a similarly thrilling finish.
Game 5 Edgabaston, August - England declared beat West Indies and by an innings and runs The first ever day-night Test in England saw the hosts cruise to a simple victory over Windies as Broad overtook Botham to become England's second-highest wicket-taker in Tests after the visitors lost a record 19 wickets on the third day.
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Stuart Broad has taken Test wickets for England Alastair Cook's impressive and a century from captain Joe Root set up England post a daunting declared before Windies crumbled to all out with Jermaine Blackwood 79 not out the only batsman to spend any time at the crease.
Matters only got worse in the second innings, which began and ended on the third day, and Broad surpassed Botham when he bowled wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich to give England a convincing victory in their first taste of facing the pink ball.
Game 6 Dubai, October - Sri Lanka and 96 beat Pakistan and by 68 runs Sri Lanka enjoyed an equally enjoyable first foray into day-night Test cricket as they inflicted a first Test series loss in the United Arab Emirates on Pakistan, with Dimuth Karunaratne's and half-centuries from Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwela and Dilruwan Perera setting up a commanding in their first innings. Dimuth Karunaratne scored his seventh Test century of his career in Dubai The hosts struggled in response and despite Ali hitting 59 and Haris Sohail making 56, three wickets apiece for Perera and Rangana Herath gave Sri Lanka a convincing run lead.
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New Zealand struggled to build momentum in their first innings and were dismissed in the 66th over with all four of Australia's quicks taking wickets. The Aussies had to face a nervous night session late on day one and lost two early wickets, but skipper Steve Smith steadied the ship to remain 24 not out.
Half-centuries to Smith 53 and Peter Neville 66 ensured the hosts held a run first-innings advantage. New Zealand's top-order again failed to fire, Aussie quick Josh Hazelwood destroying the visitors with an inspired spell of David Warner then blasted 35 from 37 balls to get the Aussies off to the perfect start before Shaun Marsh 49 ensured the hosts won the inaugural day-night Test.
A total ofpeople attended Adelaide Oval over the three days. Azhar Ali made a masterful triple century as the hosts scored dec from After a long stint in the field, the West Indies batters acquitted themselves nicely, posting thanks largely to half-centuries from Darren Bravo and Marlon Samuels.
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Pakistan looked a different team in their second innings, dismissed for a miserly runs thanks to the leg-spinning exploits of Devendra Bishoo, who took eight wickets.
Set to win, Darren Bravo backed up his good first innings with a gutsy century but it was all in vain, as a gallant Windies outfit fell 54 runs short.
Bishoo runs rampant against Pakistan 3 Australia v South Africa 3rd Test, Adelaide, November Adelaide hosted its second day-night Test, with Australia taking on South Africa in a dead rubber after the Proteas claimed the opening two matches of the series. Faf du Plessis was determined to experience a series whitewash in Australia and the Proteas skipper made an unbeaten century after winning the toss. But he was a lone soldier, as Australia restricted the visitors to before du Plessis declared to hand Australia 12 overs under lights.