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Playing Day-Night test against Australia would be challenging: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

“It is going to be fun to play with the pink ball in Adelaide”

SNS | New Delhi |

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar believes that playing a day-night Test match against Australia could be “challenging” as the Tim Paine led Australian team has played more matches with the pink ball in their country.

The two teams are scheduled to take on each other later this year with the second match set to be a day-night affair.

In a recent media interaction, Bhuvneshwar opened up about the prospect of facing Australia in a pink-ball Test match, the quality of Indian seam bowlers, and how life has changed owing to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic which has wreaked havoc around the world.

“Everyone is excited for the series between India and Australia as after a long time, there would be a game to watch and also, we would be playing against one of the toughest opponents out there,” Bhuvneshwar told ANI.

“It is going to be fun to play with the pink ball in Adelaide,” he said before adding that the conditions could be “challenging” as the opponent had played quite a few tests in those conditions before.

Speaking about the Indian pace attack, Bhuvi said: “I do not know whether it is the best or not but it is very good for sure because of every individual’s ability. You need the support of the captain through everything and Virat has always been helpful to each of us.”

Hopeful about the much-awaited and currently indefinitely postponed Indian Premier League, the 30-year-old said: “I hope IPL happens this year, we will play anywhere in the world.”

“I do not know when cricket (Indian) will resume but everyone will be excited to come back to the ground,” he added.