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under lights is an anathema to staunch cricket traditionalists, administrators are pointing to dwindling crowds and outdated scheduling as they attempt to move the Test format into the 21st century.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

My hardest day in cricket: Paine post England drubbing

London : Australian skipper Tim Paine has admitted that he was left despondent after his side slumped to a shocking 242-run defeat at the hands of Eng...

Curran, Overton in England squad for remaining Australia ODIs

London : Surrey's Sam Curran and Somerset's Craig Overton have been added to the 13-man England squad for the final two ODIs of the ongoing five-match...

FIFA World Cup: Russia beat Egypt 3-1

St Petersburg : Russia defeated Egypt with a fantastic 3-1, in a Group A fixture of the FIFA World Cup in St Petersburg, racking up their second victo...

Indian hockey eves end Spain tour on high

Madrid : The Indian women's hockey team ended their Spain Tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match here at th...