Pink ball is soon going to be part of the International Cricket. The ball will be put to use during Australia vs. New Zealand third Test at the Adelaide Oval. It will be the first day and night match in the history of Test cricket. But before the significant Test match takes place Australian pacer, Mitchell Starc, has already made it to headlines with his fiery spell with the pink ball. Also Read- Pink ball shield match not ideal preparation for Test: Mitchell Johnson
During Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and South Australia, Starc wreaked havoc with the pink ball by picking top four wickets in six overs for just four runs. Starc’s startling spell left South Australia tottering at nine for five (5/9).
Starc eventually finished with a five-wicket haul, and his figures read 5/28. Courtesy his spell South Australia was bowled out for paltry 120 in their first innings. Also Read- ICC to look at using greeny yellow balls in Test matches
It is pertinent to note that Starc’s feat with the pink ball came at the Adelaide Oval, the venue for the day-night Test match between Australia and New Zealand. Well, looks like some exciting times in Test cricket are ahead.
Check out Mitchell Starc’s fiery spell in the video below (wait to load)-