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A Day/Night Ashes Test likely to be played in Adelaide next year

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The venue has hosted two matches so far.

Adelaide Oval has hosted two Day/Night Tests so far

Day-Night Cricket is at present the biggest talk of the town and one of the countries at its forefront, looking to promote it in the best manner possible is Australia. The Aussies have hosted two matches under lights in the past two summers and are now getting ready to host a third one against Pakistan in Brisbane, this month.

After the success with New Zealand last year and South Africa this year, reports have emerged that the Adelaide Oval could be the venue next year for the first ever Day/Night Test in an Ashes series.

While Cricket Australia have not yet released a confirmed itinerary for the marquee series, a provisional one indicates that the series could begin in Brisbane and move on to Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney.

The Chief Executive of CA, James Sutherland had indicated earlier that an Ashes contest under the lights could happen in the future.

 "I think the indications are with (England]) having a Test match in Birmingham under day-night conditions, that's a sign they are clearly thinking there could be day-night Test cricket bobbing up in parts of the world when they have away tours," he had said.

Both skippers - Alastair Cook and Steve Smith - had said that they would prefer to have the game’s biggest format in the traditional manner, but it seems like that the administrators have their own opinion on the issue.


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