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Pink ball Test in this series against India is a great thing: Mitchell Starc

  • 26 May 2020 11:03:10

Australia have won each of the multi day-night Tests they have played and Mitchell Starc's ability with the pink ball has been vital.

Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has never been a gigantic enthusiast of the pink ball however would invite the possibility of bowling it against India in a day-night Test over the home summer.

India declined Australia's proposal to play a day-night Test during their last visit in 2018/19 however board president Sourav Ganguly said in February they had consented to one in the up and coming four-Test arrangement.

"I think completely a pink ball Test in this arrangement against India is an extraordinary thing," left-armer Starc told columnists in a video approach Tuesday.

"The fans love it, it makes an alternate part of the challenge. I think bat and ball are much nearer together.

"India have clearly played a pink ball Test at home so they're not totally unfamiliar to it.

"I surmise as far as the bit of leeway in the event that you as, we do have a decent record at home with the pink ball.

"It's indistinguishable to us going to India and they have the bit of leeway there."

Australia have won every one of the multi day-night Tests they have played and Starc's ability with the pink ball has been critical.

Despite the fact that careful about it infringing on customary red-ball day tests, Starc has taken 42 wickets at a normal of 19.23 with the pink ball against a normal of 26.97 in all tests.

The 30-year-old likewise said he was concerned the International Cricket Council's proposal to boycott the utilization of spit to sparkle the ball when the game returns after the coronavirus shutdown would hand batsmen a major bit of leeway.