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Day/night CC

June 16 2017 at 5:29 PM
Stu  (Login StuartRA)
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There was a very interesting discussion during the mid-innings break of todays match re the pink ball. It has more lacquer on it, and a black and more pronounced raised seam, with a result that it will move around a lot more early on, compared to the red ball. This coupled with the no toss rule could see lots of insertions and early wickets in the round of matches starting a week on Monday. There could also be a lot of declarations late on in the day to make best use of the late evening conditions.

There were also concerns expressed that a lot of the matches will not last more than 3 days.


    
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Re: Day/night CC

June 16 2017, 6:52 PM 

Are day / night Championship games an attempt to try and improve the crowds or mainly for test players to prepare for the d/n test?

Will be intrested in seeing how they work out but uncertain it will feel like proper cricket.

 
 
Twelfth Man
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Re: Day/night CC

June 16 2017, 7:07 PM 

Got a couple of half days booked off for it so in that regard it is useful (two days' cricket from one day's holiday effectively). Not sure how it will go but I have my suspicions/fears which have not been eased by the information from the OP. Ultimately I hope we win and that's the be all and end all really, for me anyway.


    
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YorkTyke
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Re: Day/night CC

June 18 2017, 7:58 PM 


 
 
Dwight_Schrute
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Re: Day/night CC

June 18 2017, 8:30 PM 

Ball doing more won't be a bad thing. Should make for some exciting Cricket.

 
 
 
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