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Looks like its an easy excuse if you a) get out cheaply or b) drop a catch.

That said, not sure about this day/night test thing. How can anyone ever really appeal against the light nearing days end now? :wink:
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Trying to keep an open mind, missed a lot of cricket coz of work. Love the idea of wandering down after work for a few hours test cricket on a summers evening. May not work but you'll never know unless they give it a go, worth a try I reckon.

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Baseball gets played at night with no issues.
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White can't they use a white ball if pink is no good?
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Proper cricket is meant to be played between sunup and sundown

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Proper football is supposed to be played in winter but the convicts insist on summer.
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Kim Gyu Ri wrote:White can't they use a white ball if pink is no good?
Because they can't get the white ball to last 50 overs let alone 80.
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Bomber wrote:Looks like its an easy excuse if you a) get out cheaply or b) drop a catch.

That said, not sure about this day/night test thing. How can anyone ever really appeal against the light nearing days end now? :wink:
The talk is that if they get the pink ball right then they will use it in all matches and then switch on the lights during bad light.
West Adelaide Soccer Club president Alex Alexandrou said the club was still in a position to be playing and training at the new ground either by the end of the 2015 season or in 2016.

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God is an Englishman wrote:
Kim Gyu Ri wrote:White can't they use a white ball if pink is no good?
Because they can't get the white ball to last 50 overs let alone 80.
I figured there must be a reason.
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Kim Gyu Ri wrote:Proper football is supposed to be played in winter but the convicts insist on summer.
Who says that? Football is played winter,summer, on beaches, on grass,on astro, on dirt etc etc.

Silly analogy you put forward.

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Steve#4 wrote:
Kim Gyu Ri wrote:Proper football is supposed to be played in winter but the convicts insist on summer.
Who says that? Football is played winter,summer, on beaches, on grass,on astro, on dirt etc etc.

Silly analogy you put forward.
No, proper football is a winter sport played on grass. A few exceptions are allows for some international games to be played in June/July.
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Proper rugby is played 15 a side with line outs and real scrums

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Pink ball?

And all because they let a wimmin play the men's game :P
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To me a pink ball was worth six points. Sounds like a goal in AFL
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Steve#4 wrote:
Kim Gyu Ri wrote:Proper football is supposed to be played in winter but the convicts insist on summer.
Who says that? Football is played winter,summer, on beaches, on grass,on astro, on dirt etc etc.

Silly analogy you put forward.
No, proper football is a winter sport played on grass. A few exceptions are allows for some international games to be played in June/July.
I disagree.

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Steve#4 wrote:I disagree.
and this is the beauty of living in a "western" country, you are entitled to that opinion and to disagree. You're still wrong but you're allowed to have that opinion.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Steve#4 wrote:I disagree.
and this is the beauty of living in a "western" country, you are entitled to that opinion and to disagree. You're still wrong "in my opinion" but you're allowed to have that opinion.
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