“It Could Get Dangerous”: India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Venue Pitch Gets Big Thumbs Down

“It Could Get Dangerous”: India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Venue Pitch Gets Big Thumbs Down

The India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2024 match is one such encounter that cricket followers all over the world all the time deal with. This time within the 2024 T20 World Cup, the match will happen on the Nassau County Worldwide Cricket Stadium in New York. Nonetheless, the venue has been the topic of all types of unfavourable discussions as a result of nature of its pitch. The venue has drop-in pitches and the pitch regarded unstable within the two matches held to date (India vs Eire on Wednesday being one in all them).

There was bounce within the ball and Indian batsmen Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant suffered some shocks.

“It's not the perfect pitch. The T20 format of cricket is often tilted in favour of batsmen. This one is tilted in favour of bowlers, however not for the fitting causes. It's spongy and a few balls go over the top. Then it stays low as effectively. It's not good to observe. This pitch isn’t set. It was made in Adelaide, laid in Miami as a result of the climate is best there after which re-laid in New York two weeks in the past. The drop-in pitch is new and has carried out effectively, particularly in Australia. However right here it’s not set. This shall be a problem folks will speak about forward of the massive match (India vs Pakistan) in a couple of days,” Dinesh Karthik mentioned. Cricbuzz,

Harsha Bhogle, who was additionally a part of the dialogue, didn't mince phrases: “It may be harmful. Karthik was very modest when he mentioned it wasn't the perfect. There was one ball that their (Eire's) No. 10 or 11 confronted. His weight was ahead and the ball went over his head. All that is harmful at this degree.”

On a pitch with loads of bounce and seam, Indian bowlers led by Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah and Arshdeep Singh bundled out Eire for simply 96 runs.

Actually, this was the second consecutive match in New York during which a group was bowled out for lower than 100.

On June 3, South Africa bowled out Sri Lanka for 77 to win by six wickets.

The drop-in deck at this floor is offering additional help to the quick bowlers as South Africa's Anrich Nortje took 4 wickets for simply seven runs in his 4 overs in opposition to Sri Lanka.

India may even play its subsequent two matches on the similar floor – in opposition to Pakistan on June 9 and in opposition to co-hosts USA on June 12.

With PTI inputs

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