England to host day-night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston next August



England will host a historic day-night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston next August in an effort to attract more spectators to the sport in this country.
In an innovative initiative that was first trialled by Australia to great acclaim last November, the England and Wales Cricket Board has decided to experiment with a floodlit Test using a pink ball for the first time from August 17-21.
Both the ECB and the West Indies Cricket Board, as well as broadcasters and sponsors, have given the plans the green light in a series opener where players will wear traditional Test match whites and... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 28
Source: Belper News
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