Test Match #2190
Australia vs New Zealand, Adelaide
It is the first international cricket game to be played with a pink ball.
Enough hype already generated. And it also generated its own series of firsts, for the trivia aficionados.
Mitchell Starc - 1st Bowler to bowl with a pink ball.
Martin Guptill - 1st Batsman to face a delivery in pink.
Martin Guptill - Also the 1st Batsman to be out with a pink ball.
Josh Hazelwood - 1st bowler to take a pink ball wicket.
In the meantime, Australia have now emerged victorious in
- 1st Test Match (vs England)
- 1st ODI (vs England)
- 1st Day-night ODI (vs West Indies)
- 1st Indoor ODI (vs South Africa)
- Ist T20I (vs New Zealand)
- 1st Day-Night Test (vs New Zealand)
A sign of Aussie willingness for innovation and their domination.