Riots on New York pitch, veterans angry at ICC; Said- This is not ideal for T20 cricket

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The first match of the T20 World Cup 2024 has been played at New York’s new and temporary stadium, the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium. However, questions have been raised about the pitch after the first match. This pitch is not considered ideal for T20 cricket. A match was played here between South Africa and Sri Lanka, in which South Africa won, but chasing 78 runs, South Africa broke sweat.

South Africa bowled out Sri Lanka for 77 runs, with Enrique Norkhia picking up 4 wickets. Kusal Mendis top scored for Sri Lanka with 19 but faced 30 balls. South Africa won the match with the loss of 4 wickets, but it took the team around 16 overs to score 78 runs. Tristan Stubbs who deals in fours and sixes. He scored 13 runs off 28 balls. Because of this, questions have arisen on the pitch.

Afghanistan bowled out Uganda for 58 runs, with Gurbaz-Zadara wreaking havoc with the bat and Farooqui with the ball.

Former South African captain Faf Duplessis described the pitch as spicy, while former Team India all-rounder Irfan Pathan described the pitch as ideal for T20 cricket. Veteran cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle posted an ex post on it, writing, “I’m not sure this is the best introduction to cricket in a new country.” Drop-in pitches to New York are brought in from Adelaide, which Damian Hugh is responsible for.

South African skipper Aidan Markram said of the pitch, “It was a very difficult wicket, but we have to find some ways to score runs on it. It is a difficult task from a batting point of view. If someone misbehaves, you can lose the pitch. ” Let’s do our best to get him out of it, he’s one of them.” Sri Lankan captain Wanindu Hasaranga was also unhappy with the pitch, but blamed his batsmen.

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