Melbourne [Australia], Jan 18 ( ANI ): Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced that the spectators who attended Thursday night's Brisbane Heat-Sydney Thunder Big Bash League (BBL) clash, which was abandoned due to a power outage, will be given free entry to next week's Australia-Sri Lanka Test at the Gabba
Melbourne: A day after the BCCI poured cold water on their tradition of hosting a day/night Test at Adelaide, Cricket Australia on Tuesday confirmed playing Sri Lanka in a pink ball match at the Gabba
in Brisbane early next year.
Steve Freeth of bet365 said: "England were smashed 5-0 the last two times they've lost the first Test at the Gabba
and we're looking nervously at the liabilities on that scoreline.
But the tall 26-year-old will hope to generate a lot of bounce off the juicy Gabba
deck with his height, despite his limited preparations.
People talk about the Gabba
as if it is some mystical place where only Australians can play well.
Eventually I had to go back and record 'Dream'-our only 'studio song,'' Gabba
Minerco said that the combination of Kids 50 Yo Gabba Gabba
scheduled to play the first Test at the Gabba
until the Phil Hughes tragedy forced a rethink.
England coach Ashley Giles is also determined to PICK the players up ahead of tomorrow's match, but feels there are many things the team can be proud of in their performance at the Gabba
England will have to create Ashes history to win the Gabba
Test with their previous highest winning fourth innings score at 332 for seven in Melbourne in 1928.The world record for the highest successful run chase is the West Indies 418 for seven against Australia in Antigua in 2003, while the highest winning chase at the Gabba
is Australia's 236 for seven against the West Indies in 1951.
Opener Chris Rogers was the first victim of the bounce Broad managed to generate from the Gabba
track but it was the dismissals of Shane Watson, Michael Clarke and David Warner around lunch that shifted the momentum firmly England's way.