The Telegraph: Pink ball mania! 47,000 pack into Adelaide Oval for first night-time Test

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Opening day of the first day-night cricket Test between Australia and New Zealand an exciting affair with bumper crowd

By Isabelle Westbury, Adelaide

“The ball has behaved like, well, a cricket ball.” Despite the hype, the controversy and the debate about its future, the first day of the first day-night Test was summed up by Australian commentator Jim Maxwell. Pink, it would seem, is just another colour.

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The Telegraph: All eyes on pink ball as Adelaide Oval prepares for historic day-night Test

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Australia take on New Zealand in final game of series on Friday with ticket sales boosted to “Ashes-like levels” by new format

By Isabelle Westbury, Adelaide

Walking into the Adelaide Oval on the eve of the historic first ever day/night Test, something doesn’t sit quite right. It takes a moment or two to notice, but soon it hits. The centre square.