Australia Beat New Zealand In Adelaide Day Night Test, The day-night Test in Adelaide earmarked for the 2016-17 Australian summer is under threat with South Africa reportedly not wanting to partake in the pink ball fixture.But CAs desire for dual day-night Tests has hit a roadblock with South Africa reluctant to play in the match because none of their players have experience with the pink ball.
South Africa reluctant to play day-night Test against Australia
After last Novembers overwhelming success where record crowds and enormous television ratings ensured the Australia -New Zealand day-night Test in Adelaide was a major hit Cricket Australia CA has been keen to schedule two pink ball matches for the upcoming summer. Day-night matches in Brisbane and Adelaide have been mooted with the schedule for the 2016-17 Australian season likely to be officially announced on Wednesday April 20.
Proteas Reluctance Put Australias Day-night Test Under Threat
Our players are not in favour of playing the game under those conditions Tony Irish head of the South African Players Association told News Corp Australia on Tuesday April 19. The main reason is we feel disadvantaged. Not one of our players who will compete in that Test has played Test match cricket or any cricket with a pink ball.
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