India not prepared to play Adelaide Day/Night Test under lights

Indian Test Team in action

"We can confirm that we have received advice from the Board of Control for Cricket in India that it is not prepared to participate in a proposed Day-Night Test in Adelaide this summer", the CA statement said. The suspension of the skipper Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner for a period of one year means the Aussies will be below full strength and India, sensing a chance for their first Test series win in Australia, have decided the variable of a pink-ball game would give the hosts an advantage. The Australians will then host a two-test series against Sri Lanka, starting January 24 with a day-night match in Brisbane followed by a test debut for Manuka Oval in Canberra.

Cricket Australia (CA) have confirmed that the first Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval starting on December 6 will be played during the day.

"It will be Australia's first home Test of the season - against the world No.1-ranked Test side India - and there will be enormous interest both here and overseas", he said.

India have not played a single day-night Test match.

India and Bangladesh remain the only Test-playing nations not to have played a pink-ball Test. The Indian cricket team hesitated for playing under floodlights.

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"Under the circumstances, I regret to say the proposed day-night Test can not be played and all Tests will have to have the conventional structure". What are thriving are the "popular" shorter versions of cricket - their detractors consider them a different sport - such as the one-day game and Twenty20.

With Cricket Australia's commitment to a day-night Test being held at home every summer, the Test against Sri Lanka in Brisbane in January will fit the day-night format. Three of those matches were played in Adelaide.

India and Bangladesh are the only two current Test-playing nations to have avoided playing pink-ball cricket at the global level.

Earlier in May, Sutherland told Australia's SEN Radio, "I think everyone in world cricket knows that, to be frank, I think (India) want to come out here and beat us".

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