Questions raised on Mohammed Shami’s oval pitch. (AFP Photo)
London: The Indian cricket team is currently playing the final of the ICC World Test Championship at The Oval ground. Team India is in trouble on the last day of the match. To win he has to achieve the target of 444 runs. But in the meantime, Team India’s experienced fast bowler Mohammad Shami has said a big thing. Shami has said that The Oval’s pitch was not fully prepared for the final of the World Test Championship.
Indian team captain Rohit Sharma won the toss in this match and decided to bowl first. Australia had scored 469 runs while batting first. Team India was bundled out for 296 runs in their first innings in front of this score. After this, Australia declared its second innings at 270 runs for the loss of eight wickets and gave India a target of 444 runs. Team India has scored 164 runs losing three wickets till the end of the fourth day’s play. Now he needs 280 more runs to win on the last day.
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‘The pitch was not fully prepared’
Mohammed Shami, who came to the press conference after the fourth day, has said about the pitch of The Oval that this pitch was not completely ready for the final. Shami said that as the days progress in Test matches, the pitch gets slower. Shami said that after seeing the pitch, he did not think that this pitch was completely ready for the final. Shami said that this pitch was not completely ready but was changing every day.
Shardul Thakur also raised questions
Before Shami, another fast bowler of the Indian team, Shardul Thakur also raised questions about this pitch and said that this pitch is not ready. Thakur had remembered his last tour of England and played on this ground. The match was compared to the pitch of the final match. Thakur had said that the pitch is quite different. Thakur had said that the last time he played the pitch had become flat with time but this time it is not happening It is because the pitch is not fully prepared.
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