[caption id="attachment_714629" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-714629" alt="Eden Park hosted New Zealand's first day-night Test Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Aucklands-Eden-Park1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Eden Park hosted New Zealand's first day-night Test Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>With Test cricket fighting for space between ODIs and Twenty20 cricket, New Zealand Cricket (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/NZC">NZC</a>) is on the look out for a new stadium in Auckland. NZC have deemed Eden Park as not financially for red-ball cricket. Eden Park has hosted <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/new-zealand">New Zealand</a> in Tests for 88 years. The ground has not been allotted Tests against Sri Lanka or <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/bangladesh">Bangladesh</a> on upcoming tours. <p></p> <p></p>According to <em>The </em><em>Indian Express</em>, NZC CEO David White has said that the board is looking to develop former speedway track Western Springs as new Test venue in Auckland by next year: Auckland is currently missing out significantly on international cricket exposure due, primarily, to the lack of a cost-effective, financially-viable venue. Eden Park, the only ICC-sanctioned arena in New Zealand s most populous city, is unaffordable for all but the biggest and, by definition, the rarest of international cricket fixtures. Additionally, Eden Park s small size and rectangular, football-shaped playing field continually risks compromising the integrity of cricket matches hosted there. <p></p> <p></p>Apart from being one of New Zealand's premier Test venues (the ground has hosted 50 Tests), Eden Park has also hosted semi-finals of the 1992 and 2015 Cricket World Cups and New Zealand's first day-night Test, against Australia last year.