England fast bowlers queueing up to get hands on pink ball for floodlit Test

England fast bowlers queueing up to get hands on pink ball for floodlit Test

The Guardian

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  • Tourists play first floodlit Test against India next week
  • Mark Wood: ‘In the nets they have swung quite a bit’

Mark Wood has revealed England’s pacemen are queuing up to get their hands on the pink ball before the floodlit third Test against India.

The series will head into uncharted territory in Ahmedabad next week, with the first ever day-night Test between the two sides taking place in the first match at the new 110,000-capacity Sardar Patel Stadium. And after the first two games were dominated by spin, with 56 of the 79 wickets to fall taken by slow bowlers, there is hope that the quicks will be back in business.

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