Test cricket was able to see to the fixture as a day/night, first in January next year after the MCC said that in discussions with New Zealand cricket.
Zimbabwe tour of New Zealand and test match at Napier could play under the lights with a pink ball if turns out successful trials set for October. The ECB announced to meet with the championship game between Kent and Glamorgan next week will be a night and MCC has ambitious plans.
"Ben is in discussions with New Zealand cricket, hoping to organize a first-class match under lights with a pink ball between my client and the northern districts in Hamilton at the end of October," my client Center Director of Cricket John Stephenson told. "If that happens, and it goes well and the ICC and NZC are all happy we hope that the precursor of the Zimbabwe New Zealand in a Test-match under lights at the end of January would play."
MCC has been an essential day and night in first-class cricket in the lead. Test for large parts of the world, fewer crowds are finding new ways to develop the essential reasons for the people. Floodlit game would people come after work and see half a day to play and it is hoped to increase spectator turnout.
Stephenson is the most important indicator of success in the game the crowd numbers of the Canterbury. "What is in fact a dead game would be successful in helping support matches. Is that really the be all and end all?
"We had two very good games in Abu Dhabi where custom players, and there are periods of the game where, as in any form of cricket, you have to adapt. The only hope players enjoy playing in a different format, and I hope you see the ball well. It is always a risk with something new, if something goes wrong, or someone drops the catch or missing a straight, blamed the color of the ball. However, it is something that happens in any form of cricket, with a dark red ball, sometimes you don't this collection or losing a straight. "
Although illuminated first-class cricket could prove to be a crowd puller in other parts of the world, is in England, especially in mid-September, the less suitable. Not just spectators will brave the cold evening dew but can also come in the game.
"There is Concern that in mid-September in conditions not ideal in Canterbury won the" Stephenson said. "But we are asking for good weather and no raw, and hopefully, get an idea of how it works.
Dave Richardson, the ICC General cricket Manager, said the ICC Cricket Committee meeting in May that rosy was an important factor to consider in day-night game, but Stephenson is promising that won the fixture Kent-Glamorgan ' t New Zealand Cricket too much power if conditions prove fragile.
"You never know what the weather will be like," he said. "They want to of course [NZC] take a closer look at what is going on there, but hopefully next week in Canterbury that will not stop them making it the … "