Cricket Australia says South Africa OK with day-night test

BY foxsports • June 8, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Cricket Australia says South Africa has agreed to play a day-night test match in Adelaide with a pink ball and under lights in November.

CA on Wednesday said the South Africans are scheduled to arrive in Australia in mid-October and will play a two-day tour match in Adelaide under lights as part of their preparations for the test.

South African players had reportedly been reluctant to play the Adelaide test beginning Nov. 24 after informal feedback from Australian players who had issues with the pink ball's visibility and durability in the first ever day-night test in Adelaide last year against New Zealand.

Australia is also scheduled a day-night test match against Pakistan at the Gabba in Brisbane starting Dec. 15.

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