AUDIO: Cricket Badger caught up with MCC’s head of cricket, John Stephenson, to talk pink balls and a possible change in venue for the Champion County game.
The 2017 Champion County match between MCC and Middlesex will again take place in Abu Dhabi and be played with a pink ball.
The Western Warriors squad trained under lights with pink balls at the WACA Ground on Thursday night as Adam Voges’ side prepare for their experimental day-night Sheffield Shield match with Queensland at the Gabba starting on Monday.
The trial of pink balls and day/night first-class cricket takes another important step next week in the Sheffield Shield, Australia’s flagship domestic competition. But can all cricketers’ see the benefit?