New Zealand arrange first Day-night Test against England in 2018
New Zealand will have their first day-night Test when England visit the nation in mid 2018, pending last endorsement from both groups. The sundown match will be played at Auckland's Eden Park, which has not facilitated a Test subsequent to an amusement with India in 2014. No dates have been affirmed yet the visit is liable to fall in a window amid February-March. "While we can't affirm it yet, it's something we're greatly intrigued by and working towards," New Zealand Cricket CEO David White said in a media discharge on Friday.
New Zealand, who played the inaugural day-night Test against Australia a year ago in Adelaide, had would have liked to play their first at home ahead of schedule one year from now against South Africa however the thought was deserted because of logistical issues. South Africa's board are likewise reflecting on a pink ball Test with Australia in Adelaide not long from now however the Proteas' players have communicated their hesitance. New Zealand additionally affirmed three one-day internationals against title holders Australia from Jan. 30-Feb. 5 one year from now. Bangladesh will visit for three ODIs, three Twenty20 matches and two Tests from Dec. 26-Jan. 24. The restricted overs matches, similar to a year ago's arrangement against Sri Lanka, will be held over the Christmas-New Year occasions. South Africa start their visit with a T20 global at Eden Park, where they were beaten by New Zealand in the semi-last of a year ago's World Cup, before they play five ODIs and three Tests. New Zealand will likewise have a full visit by the West Indies in 2017, restricted overs arrangement against Pakistan and three ODIs against Australia before the England visit.