"the scoreboard also flashing the team from Down under" - The scoreboard is an electronic one, and it showed the Australian team (the team from Down Under) as winners - the scoreboard lights were flashing on and off.
the premier One-Day tournament descended into a farce. - The umpires decided there was enough light to play by and ordered the game to go on. As the light was impossible to see well, the players could not achieve anything so the last three overs were pointless.
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