Australian test captain Tim Paine says pink ball is not easy to pick up, harder for batsmen | Adelaide test: Australian captain Tim Paine admits pink ball is causing problems

Adelaide: Australia captain Tim Paine said after playing around 50 innings against the Indian team’s dangerous bowling attack in Friday’s day and night test, it was not easy to see the ball rose come from afar in the spotlight. . Penn remained the top scorer with an unbeaten 73, although his squad were reduced to 191 in the opening innings on day two of the game at Adelaide Oval.

Tim Paine said at the press conference: “Yes, the level of fast bowling is definitely excellent. The pink ball is probably also a reason. It is not easy to adjust and play it and I can tell you that it is difficult for the player.

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Hitting Adelaide Oval on the second day was not easy due to which some batsmen took a more cautious stance. The Indian team, which was reduced to 244 points in the opening innings, increased their tally to 62 points at the end of the day.

Penn admitted it wasn’t his team’s best performance. He said: “Yeah, it’s definitely not our best performance, but he deserves credit. They (the Indian bowlers) played really well, put pressure on us, we couldn’t hit the pace or partner up, today we couldn’t do it. But our top order has done a good job for us so far.

Senior spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 4 wickets while fast pitcher Jasprit Bumrah took 2 wickets. Penn said Australia will definitely try to come back due to his bowling attack. He said: “At the end of the day we have to chase the target, we know it will be difficult, our bowling is fantastic, anything can happen tomorrow.”

Penn said: “We know our fast bowling attack and yesterday there were a lot of opportunities in Nathan Lyon’s first 10 overs. We can take the wickets quickly and that’s definitely what we’re going to try to do, keep the scoreboard under control and we hope to keep the score as low as possible.
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