Day test cricket is becoming more and more less practical. This was seen by the recent crowd figures at Eden Gardens which were roughly 25% of stadium capacity. Day-Night cricket is a question of when and not if. I would love to go to a match 5.30 PM in the evening and enjoy a contest till 10.30 in the night. Would be awesome.
There's no guarantee it will pull in the crowds, but how anyone could be opposed to the spectacle of India playing to a packed Eden Gardens under lights is beyond me.
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They should be trying it out in the Intercontinental Cup.
Dew factor in India will be ridiculous. If they can actually find a way to properly deal with it then day/night Tests would be awesome there. Oh and the balls too.
Didn't exactly work well during the SA series (they mentioned the spraying of the ground which was meant to inhibit the buildup but there was still substantial dew there). Not good enough imo. Would hate to see half a Test match with bowlers struggling to even grip the ball.
I would like to see Tests untouched. They still are very interesting as it is....just need to make some "just" pitches.
Be VERY AFRIDI!!
Think Faisal's nailed it there. Pitches are the biggest problem wrt to Test matches and the need for TV companies to have a full 5 days to broadcast. Very tricky situation to get around.
Sport IMO just looks better when it's played under lights. It's why the European fooball is so special. It's why the IPL should be almost exclusively played at night.
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