New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill, who had a good outing in the tour game against a Western Australia XI, revealed that the pink ball was easier to spot during batting, but might cause concerns while fielding.
We witnessed two Tests in the last couple of weeks that raise many questions - one in Mohali that ended within three days and another at the WACA, Perth that witnessed four centuries and two massive double centuries. Is home advantage the biggest factor in Test matches?
Mitchell Johnson signed off on a wonderful career for Australia as New Zealand survived with a draw while chasing a stiff target of 312 runs on the fifth and final day of the second Test match in Perth.
Steven Smith and Adam Voges struck splendid centuries to stretch Australia’s lead to 193 runs with eight wickets in hand in the second innings, after a marathon knock from Ross Taylor helped New Zealand to 624 on the fourth day of the second Test in Perth.
Ross Taylor slammed a career-best double hundred and Kane Williamson also scored a century as New Zealand reduced their first innings deficit to 49 runs at stumps on day three of the second Test against Australia in Perth.
David Warner amassed an unbeaten 244 while Usman Khawaja scored a composed 121 as the duo shared 302 runs between them to take Australia to 416 for two at stumps on day one of the second Test against New Zealand in Perth.
The Australian bowlers produced a clinical performance on the final day to wrap up the New Zealand innings for 295 despite a run-a-ball 80 from Brendon McCullum to win the first Test in Brisbane by a massive 208 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the series.