India vs Australia: Playing with pink kookaburra in Australia will be different than facing Bangladesh at home, says Cheteshwar Pujara
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 09:27 AM IST
The opening Test in Adelaide will be a Day-Night game and batting against the pink kookaburra during the twilight session will not be an easy task, Pujara told news agency PTI.
By AFP | London
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 12:29 PM IST
England, until the second and final match of their losing Test series in New Zealand, had not managed the benchmark total of 400 in the first innings of a Test anywhere since 2017.
Ahead of historic day/night Test match, Eden Gardens curator highlights main difference between SG and Kookaburra pink balls
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 10:21 AM IST
He also played down the twilight issue and said that at Eden Gardens, this phase lasts for just 15 minutes and hence, should not influence the game as much.
By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 03:00 PM IST
Jofra Archer made his test debut in the Ashes series against Australia earlier this year, taking 22 wickets in four matches, and is England’s main strike bowler in New Zealand in the absence of the injured James Anderson.
By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 01:34 PM IST
The 2016 edition of the Duleep Trophy was played with the Kookaburra pink ball and Pujara topped the run charts (453) with two hundreds, including a 256 not out for India Blue.
By Aritra Mukherjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 05:11 PM IST
In the 11 Day/Night Tests played so far, only the Kookaburra and Dukes pink balls have been used. The pink balls used in India between 2016-18 seasons of Duleep Trophy were also manufactured by Kookaburra.
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2018 02:16 PM IST
India vs Australia 1st Test: This is the first time in their history that India have won the first match of a Test series Down Under.
By PTI | Hyderabad
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Currently, there are no ICC specific guidelines and different countries use different balls. While India use their home-made ‘SG Test’ from early ‘90s, England and West Indies use the UK’s Dukes. Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka use the Kookaburra.
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 09:18 PM IST
Speaking after India’s win, Ashwin said SG balls have fallen behind Kookaburra and Duke in terms of quality and doesn’t grip well like it used to in previous years.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 08:59 AM IST
Holding believes the Indian pacers can deliver on the Australia tour at the yearend as well despite the Kookaburra ball not being half as seam-friendly as the Dukes ball used in England.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 05:21 PM IST
Olivia went to a store to buy cricket pads. But she found that all the pads were made for boys and that is when she decided to write to Kookaburra.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Birmingham
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 09:13 AM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin in love with Dukes ball after picking up seven wickets against England in the Edgbaston Test.