Pink Balls

  • CAB to use floodlights and pink balls in Ranji pre-season meet September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind in India, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will be organising the four-day final of pre-season SK Acharya Memorial Trophy (Ranji Pre-season tourney) where pink balls will be used and the match will be played under floodlights. The final match of four-team tournament...
  • CSA not convinced about pink ball September 7, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has expressed its concerns with the quality and condition of the pink ball after experimenting with it in a daynight trial match in Potchefstroom recently. Since the ICC contemplated introducing it in international cricket, the pink ball has been experimented with for the last four years...
  • South Africa carry out pink ball trial September 5, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa became the third ICC member to test pink balls in fourday day/night games, analysing issues such as rapid ball deterioration and likely bowler advantage during the trial game. The experiment in Potchefstroom involved North West Dragons hosting Chevrolet Knights in a game that had no first class status,...