England will host day-night test, says board chief

LONDON, (Reuters) – The concept of day-night test found a new taker in England with board chairman Colin Graves confirming the country will host a twilight test.

Australia and New Zealand played the first floodlit test last November at Adelaide Oval and the innovation is taking roots across Asia.

India and Pakistan are scheduled to play day-night tests this year while Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are considering following suit pending the results of domestic trials (Full Story).

“You can’t turn your back on it, it will happen,” England and Wales Cricket Board Chairman Graves told BBC Sport.

“We just have to decide when it is going to happen. We’re doing a lot of work on it and we’d love to see day-night cricket.”

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