Australia have always dominated the day-night Test. This swashbuckling bowler, who is the king of bowling with the pink ball, played a key role in this.
Australia continues to dominate the history of day-night Test matches. The team has won all 8 Day-Night Test matches played so far. The team is also looking for victory in the day-night Test of the Ashes series against England in Adelaide. The main reason for Australia’s dominance in the Day-Night Test is the fast bowler Mitchell Starc who took the most wickets with the pink ball. Stark has now set another record to his name.
Starc, a left-arm bowler, became the first bowler to take 50 wickets in a day-night Test. Starc took the wicket of Stuart Broad in the first innings of the Adelaide Test against England. Starc took 4 wickets in this innings.
Thus, Starc took these 50 wickets in 16 innings in a total of 9 Day-Night Tests. His average at this point was 18.10. The strike rate stood at 35.3. He took 5 wickets 3 times in an innings. 6/66 against Pakistan was his best performance.
The list also includes Australian star players, second and third. Starc fellow pacer Josh Hazlewood took 32 wickets in 13 innings. Meanwhile, off-spinner Nathan Lyon also took 32 wickets. However he took 16 innings for this.