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Pink Cricket Balls Make First-Class Debut In India At Duleep Trophy

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 24 / 16

India's Duleep Trophy domestic championship "began staging its first match under floodlights Tuesday, experimenting with a pink ball in a likely precursor to the advent of day-night Tests in cricket's biggest market," according to the AFP. Organizers of the Duleep Trophy, "a four-day triangular tour...

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