Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid Friday endorsed the idea of playing day/night Tests as a counter step to curb the ever shrinking spectator count in the longest form of the game.
The Australian Cricketers` Association says the pink ball is not ready for day-night tests and have cautioned administrators not to rush into the concept.
The Australian cricketers` union has reportedly backed Cricket Australia`s (CA) move to trial the concept of day-night Tests in the domestic Sheffield Shield this summer although the players themselves are divided in their opinion.
Australia took a step closer to hosting day-night Tests as cricket chiefs announced on Friday that they will stage twilight first-class games during the coming season.
Sri Lanka on Friday turned down a request from Pakistan to play day-night Tests in the upcoming series in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where both countries have loyal fans.
The Pakistan Cricket Board has welcomed the ICC`s go ahead to day-night Test matches, calling it a "breakthrough" decision that would add value to the game.
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