New Zealand is All Set To Face The Day-Night Test Challenge




The New Zealand cricket team, who has played day-night test matches last two years ago against England are about to make a comeback on this format of the game by the coming Australia series which is all set to commence by the next week.

Kane Williamson, the skipper, and the entire New Zealand team know that the modulations they have to condition for facing the setbacks of Day Night cricket are high and they have to be quick to adapt the overall nuances fast.

New Zealand, who are touring to Australia are already padded up for the first of the three tests which is about to begin in Perth. Weather Forecast says that the temperature will be around 104 Fahrenheit(40 Celsius).

After the first test the team will move on to Melbourne for the Boxing-Day test and then the final test will be played on Sydney. The entire New Zealand team is hoping high to win their first test series on Australian soil, a task they have not accomplished for more than 30 years.

Kiwis last experienced the flavor of playing Day-Night tests two years ago with England. On the contrary, Australia has recently knocked down Pakistan under lights by an innings and 48 runs, so team Australia is already getting an upper hand as they have been acquainted with the tricks of the Day Night tests well.

Williamson is all cheered up about the whole thing as he told the reporters that it will be interesting and the team will adapt the conditions smoothly. He also least concern about the fact that the team won’t get much time for practice seasons before the first test begins.

There’s some sign of relief for New Zealand as they are getting their proficient all-rounder Colin de Grandhome to the side after being dropped off from the first test against England due to muscular cramps.

Trent Boult is also excited about marking a comeback to the side after being suffered badly from an injury while playing with England.

However, it is to be seen now that how Kane Williamson and Co. face the terrific Australian pace trio of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazelwood and Pat Cummins.

Australia is all enriched with the in-form batsman David Warner who scored a crucial 335 not out against Pakistan and Marnus Labuschagne who gained the immense spotlight with two big test centuries in a row.

Speculations are ongoing that this series is going to be a determinator to see whether Australia can retain their good forms or not.