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Pink revolution for 138-year-old Test cricket

New delhi,November 24: A whole 138 years after its origin, venerable Test cricket is about to get a glitzy makeover in this week's first-ever day-night Test match between Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide.

While playing with a pink ball under lights is an anathema to staunch cricket traditionalists, administrators are pointing to dwindling crowds and outdated scheduling as they attempt to move the Test format into the 21st century.

Emboldened by the success of Twenty20 with its frenetic pace and slick innovation, Cricket Australia is trialling day-night Test cricket from Friday in a bid to attract more fans and interest.

Lionel Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

New Delhi: If at first you don't succeed the saying goes and it proved fitting for Willian and Lionel Messi as both scored in an absorbing 1-1 draw be...

Virat Kohli crosses 900-point mark in ICC rankings

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli became the only second batsman in the history of the game to cross the 900-point mark concurrently in Tests and ODIs,...

Yuki jumps 11 places to 101 in ATP singles rankings

New Delhi: Yuki Bhambri on Monday jumped 11 places to stand just outside the top-100 bracket in the men's singles rankings, following his runner-up fi...

Ind vs SA, 1st T20I: India defeat South Africa by 28 runs

New Delhi: India defeated South Africa by 28 runs to clinch the first T20 international and claim 1-0 lead in the three-match series. South Africa won...