Pakistan leveled a 4 match Test series against England pulling of a thriller in the last Test  © Getty Images
Pakistan leveled a four-Test series against England pulling of a thriller in the last Test © Getty Images

The second ever day-night Test will be played between Pakistan and West Indies in Dubai from October 13-17 this year. Pakistan who are currently in England in the ongoing ODI series will be playing one Test against West Indies. Back in 2015, New Zealand team had toured Australia to play three Tests. The third match of the series was played at Adelaide Oval which was the first-ever day-night Test which the hosts had won by three wickets. After almost a year or so, day-night Test match is again going to be played between two sided who are in complete opposite form of each other. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Pakistan vs England, 1st ODI at Southampton

Pakistan drew the four-Test series against England where they came in from behind to level the series 2-2 after winning the first at Lord’s. Pakistan team came back in full-fledged form against England who looked a dominating side after the hosts won second and third Tests. The last Test which was played at The Oval saw some outstanding cricket being played by Pakistan as veteran Younis Khan scored a double century while Asad Shafiq scored a century in the first innings to post a huge total in front of England which the hosts could never looked comfortable with. Also read: India-Pakistan Test series is the need of the hour; shame that the top 2 Test side don’t play

On the other hand, West Indies have just lost a four-Test series against India by 0-2. West Indies struggled throughout the series as they could not perform to the best of their abilities in the series. The second Test was the only good point for West Indies as they drew the Test on the last day where a defeat looked more likely. But thanks to some resilient batting from Roston Chase, who scored an unbeaten century, saved the day for the hosts.

With all these things happening for both the respective teams and given the form that both these nations are in, a day-night match just increases the curiosity level and promises a cracking of  Test cricket in the month of October with the pink ball!