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Day-night Tests present teams with selection opportunities

Dec 10, 2017: The chance to bowl a session under lights could prompt teams to pack their line-ups with more firepower

Ian Chappell

The Ashes 2017-18

Adelaide pitch 'fastest in Australia' - Lehmann

Nov 28, 2017: Australia coach Darren Lehmann said that under lights the pitch at the Adelaide Oval quickens up, and this could fit in well with the team's plans of using the short ball against England

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

South Africa in Australia 2016

South Africa agree to day-night Test in Adelaide

Jun 8, 2016: South Africa have confirmed they will play a day-night Test against Australia in Adelaide from November 24, the third match of their tour later this year

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v Pakistan, World Cup 2015, 3rd Q-F, Adelaide

Wahab's roar, and mad Maxwell

Mar 23, 2015: The Wahab v Watson subplot, a Geoffrey Edelsten lookalike and a clinical chase made for a great experience

Aaron Owen

Something old, something new

Nov 8, 2014: Adelaide Oval may be shiny and all spruced up, but it's a shadow of its former self

Aaron Owen

A cricket story everywhere

Nov 1, 2014: When in Adelaide, you can't take a step without being reminded of the game's history

Daniel Brettig

Bigger is better

Oct 21, 2014: One of the world's most revered grounds, Adelaide Oval still clings to its old-world charm

Aaron Owen

A cricket ground's song

Dec 9, 2013: What makes a special cricket place special? At Adelaide Oval, part of it is that going to the cricket is about not having to watch the cricket

Christian Ryan

The Ashes 2013-14, 2nd Test, Adelaide

Adelaide Oval's mixed future

Dec 1, 2013: For so many years a cricket ground, the home of Bradman, Chappell and Hookes has become a stadium after $500m redevelopment

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

A preposterous innings, a horrific injury

Dec 25, 2012: From KP's Mumbai classic to Sri Lanka's Test-starved 2013: our writers pick the best and worst of the year gone by

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australian cricket

Changing face of Ponting's Adelaide

Nov 21, 2012: Adelaide Oval is under reconstruction at present and it will look markedly different when the Ashes Test comes around next year. Ricky Ponting has mixed feelings about the changes

Daniel Brettig

Australia v India, 4th Test, Adelaide, 1st day

A Ponting-Clarke show again

Jan 24, 2012: Stats highlights from the first day of the Adelaide Test, which was once again dominated completely by Australia's batsmen

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Australian news

Adelaide Oval upgrade gets green light from members

May 2, 2011: The picturesque Adelaide Oval will become a 50,000-seat stadium with drop-in pitches after South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) members approved a major upgrade to the venue

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australian news

Adelaide Oval could lose Sheffield Shield games

Apr 29, 2011: South Australia could host Sheffield Shield matches away from Adelaide Oval for the first time, if the SACA gets the green light from its members for plans to redevelop the venue and share it with AFL clubs

ESPNcricinfo staff

Adelaide Oval's identity crisis

Apr 25, 2011: By 2014 the historic South Australian ground is likely to become a stadium with vast stands and drop-in pitches. Will it retain a sense of its old self at all?

Daniel Brettig

Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Anything but the cricket

Dec 5, 2010: As England piled on the runs with a Kevin Pietersen double hundred, the local supporters were grateful for other attractions at the Adelaide Oval

Peter English at Adelaide

Australian news

Les Burdett announces retirement

Feb 5, 2010: At 59, he will relinquish the position he has held for nearly 32 years

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australian news

Major Adelaide Oval upgrade announced

Dec 2, 2009: Adelaide Oval will boost its seating capacity to 50,000 after a deal was struck to provide the ground with a major upgrade

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australian news

SACA chief executive resigns

Aug 4, 2009: Michael Deare had served as SACA's chief executive for the past 12 years and made a substantial contribution to the association and the Adelaide Oval itself

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v India, 4th Test, Adelaide

Groundsman insists Adelaide 'will take turn'

Jan 22, 2008: Les Burdett, the groundsman of the Adelaide Oval, talks about what to expect during the fourth Test

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan in Adelaide
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