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Australian opener Shane Watson has said that the SCG wicket, which is considered a bowlers paradise, could cast trouble for Ashes fringe players Usman Khawaja, Phillip Hughes and even Steve Smith during New South Wales’ Sheffield Shield match against Victoria. Watson said the forecast of stormy conditions would make it tough to score runs in [...] Continue reading Green SCG wicket could hinder Ashes hopes of Khawaja, Hughes: Watson

Kotla wicket not ideal for Twenty20: Kumble

The wicket at the Ferozeshah Kotla again hogged the limelight for wrong reasons with Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Anil Kumble saying that the pitch was “not ideal” for Twenty20 matches.
Kumble, the losing team’s captain, said that the toss play a crucial role here.
“Toss is very crucial on such a track. I think 185 was too [...] Continue reading Kotla wicket not ideal for Twenty20: Kumble