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India vs NZ – Lucknow curator sacked for ‘shocker of a pitch’

Although India gained the sport on Sunday with a ball to spare, the wicket obtained criticism from India captain Hardik Pandya, who referred to as it a “shocker of a pitch”. New Zealand have been restricted to 99 for 8 in 20 overs and India had a tough time chasing the small goal, profitable in 19.5 overs. Spinners bowled 30 of the 40 overs in a match that had zero sixes.

“The curator has been eliminated and changed by Sanjeev Kumar Agarwal who’s a really skilled curator,” a UPCA supply was quoted as saying by PTI. “We’ll flip issues round in a month.

“Lots of home cricket was already performed on all of the centre wickets forward of the T20I and the curator ought to have left one or two strips for a global recreation. The floor was overused and because of the unhealthy climate, there was not sufficient (time) to organize a recent wicket.”

Agarwal has expertise getting ready pitches in Bangladesh up to now earlier than being eliminated in October final 12 months. Based on the supply, he’ll work carefully with veteran BCCI curator Taposh Chatterjee.

Hardik has not been proud of the standard of pitches to this point within the T20I sequence. “To be trustworthy, it was a shocker of a wicket,” Hardik informed Star Sports activities after the second T20I. “Each the video games we have now performed on to this point. I do not thoughts tough wickets. I’m all up for that, however these two wickets should not made for T20. Someplace down the road, the curators or the grounds that we’re going to play in ought to make certain they put together the pitches earlier.”

With the T20I sequence stage at 1-1, India and New Zealand play the decider in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.



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