The Motera monitor could have acquired loads of flak after the pink ball Test ended inside two days however it’s unlikely to appeal to any extreme sanctions from the sport’s governing physique ICC with the pitch for the final sport set to be a batting magnificence.
With India 2-1 up within the four-Test collection and needing a draw to qualify for the World Test Championship final at Lord’s from June 18-22, one other turner is presently out of query as the house crew will probably be aiming to take minimal dangers as far as the monitor is anxious.
“Expect a good hard surface which will be firm and even bounce. It will be a batting beauty and since its a traditional red ball match, one can expect a very high scoring contest here from March 4-8,” a senior BCCI official privy to the developments advised PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
Also the BCCI bigwigs together with the crew administration understands the truth that one other mud bowl gained’t augur nicely for the brand new venue which is anticipated to host loads of necessary matches throughout IPL as nicely as ICC T20 World Cup.
“If there are two matches played at the same venue, you can’t hold one result in isolation. Let the final Test be over and then only based on match referee Javagal Srinath’s report can ICC decide its course of action. Also as of now, the England team hasn’t lodged any official complaint,” the BCCI official mentioned.
If there was one good and one dangerous pitch on the identical venue, the ICC is unlikely to take any motion. While India can be proud of a 3-1 margin, they won’t require a outcome oriented turner as a draw would suffice their function.
Also the Indian crew administration doesn’t need to put together a monitor that may ideally backfire on them in a really high-stake sport of cricket.
“The pink ball Test went well because it was more about the ball and the way it skidded rather than the pitch which many English former greats are panning. It was straight deliveries that they couldn’t counter. But having said that these kind of tracks have a tendency to backfire and BCCI is well aware of that,” he mentioned.
The crew mixture for the following Test will probably be an attention-grabbing one after Jasprit Bumrah was launched from the squad due to private causes.
Washington Sundar’s superior batting expertise would possibly are available in very helpful within the center order for the final Test match.