Shardul Thakur raised questions on the pitch of WTC Final (Photo: PTI)
New Delhi: Questions have been raised on the pitch on which Shardul Thakur scored his half-century. He has made a scathing attack on the final pitch of the World Test Championship. According to Shardul, the oval pitch is not completely ready for the match. This pitch is completely different from the pitch of WTC Final played in 2021.
After all, the pitch on which Shardul Thakur batted for 156 minutes. During this he faced 109 balls and scored 51 runs. Why did Shardul Thakur say this about him? Why raised questions on that pitch. So there is a reason behind this too.
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Oval’s pitch not fully prepared – Shardul Thakur
According to the Indian all-rounder, last time i.e. in the 2021 WTC Final, as the game progressed, teams were using rollers to keep the pitch flat. But this time nothing like that is visible. It looks like the pitch is not completely ready for the match. As we saw on the second day, the mood of the pitch on the third day showed a slight change.
He said, there was a slight change in the pitch on the second day as well. The ball was seen taking very unusual bounce, while some balls were staying very low. Australian bowlers were also looking more impressive from one end only. The batsmen were in a dilemma whether to play or leave the ball. But on most occasions he had to play the ball.
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