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All about Pink Cricket Balls!


Melbourne, Australia.

Pink cricket balls being produced at the Kookaburra factory in Melbourne. The pink balls will be used in the world's first day-night Test match which will be played in Adelaide from 27 Nov-1 Dec between Australia and New Zealand.

Cricket Australia announced the new format as an attempt to revive test match attendance and television ratings.

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Confirmation from Boards

Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland and New Zealand counterpart David White have confirmed the two countries had agreed to embrace the pink-ball clash, from November 27 to December 1. It could take on even greater prominence as the Test will be the third in what shapes as an intriguing three-match series.

The boards believe the format will boost attendances and television ratings, with Channel Nine boss David Gyngell declaring: "Evolution is everything in elite sport and its coverage, and it's up to us all to think outside the square and meet these challenges".

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