But cricket at its best (and perhaps at its most ideal) should be a contest. (PTI)But the pitch was brought into sharp focus during the recently-concluded Test series between India and Australia — not because it aided the spinners (that has always happened), but because of how much it aided them. You still need to understand the right way to exploit the conditions and that is something the Indian duo has learnt along the way. Did India push things too far in their quest to gain an advantage and is it fair to do that? “Bedi, on the other hand, bowled mostly in India on wickets ‘prepared’ for him — I mean, prepared for spin bowling,” Merchant wrote.
Source: Hindustan Times March 18, 2023 17:42 UTC