Kohli is all in favour of day/night Tests


India Test captain Virat Kohli is all for playing day/night Test matches, saying all cricketers need to contribute to make the game better.

Australia and New Zealand will play the first ever day/night Test, starting in Adelaide on Friday, and Kohli has praised both sides for making the game happen even though there has been some outrage from some fans, players and administrators to protect the sanctity of the game.

The matches will also be played with a pink ball, the first international game to play with that colour.

Kohli said: "I'm glad two teams have actually agreed to play an official Test like that as an experiment. Credit to Australia and New Zealand, both, that they have decided to do this.

"Hopefully it will be better for the game. It will be a step which we all might remember few years down the line. Let's hope so.

"As I said, it is a step towards something. If it is officially put into place it will be something different, it will be something exciting.

"As cricketers we all should be willing and accepting of the fact that we need to step forward and contribute to the game however possible.

"If this is a step towards improving the excitement and the popularity of Test cricket, then I think every team should be in for it."