Based on the ICC, a pitch could also be rated poor if any of the next standards apply
The pitch affords extreme seam motion at any stage of the match
The pitch shows extreme unevenness of bounce for any bowler at any stage of the match
The pitch affords extreme help to spin bowlers, particularly early within the match
The pitch shows little or no seam motion or flip at any stage within the match along with no important bounce or carry, thereby depriving the bowlers of a good contest between bat and ball
The pitch shows extreme moisture making its enjoying traits unpredictable, or extreme dryness resulting in the floor to deteriorate.