Pink ball doubts

July 02, 2014 - 12:34:33 am

Melbourne:  The Australian Cricketers’ Association says the pink ball is not ready for day-night tests and have cautioned administrators not to rush into the concept.

Australia trialled night sessions using the pink ball during the domestic Sheffield Shield season and has mooted hosting a first day-night test against New Zealand in November 2015.

“The overwhelming majority of players believe the pink Kookaburra ball isn’t yet ready for test cricket,” ACA chief executive Paul Marsh said in a statement on the association’s website yesterday.                  REUTERS

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