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ICC Addressed the Criticism on Pitch of NYC

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ICC Promises Pitch Improvements Ahead of India-Pakistan Clash at Nassau County Ground

Regarding the criticism of the drop-in pitches at the present T20 World Cup in New York, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued an official statement. The declaration was made in response to the venue’s subpar surface during the India vs. Ireland game, in which the Irish were bowled out for just 96 runs. The inconsistent bounce caused problems for the Irish hitters throughout the game, even if they did not apply themselves when they were dismissed in certain instances.

In their statement, the ICC admitted that it needed to be improved, especially in light of the highly anticipated June 9 India-Pakistan match at Nassau County Ground. Additionally, efforts are underway to improve the playing environment for the six games that are still scheduled in New York. There were worries that the match between India and Pakistan may end up being low-scoring, with the team winning the toss and choosing to bat having a significant edge.

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ICC promises improvements to the Pitch.

The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium’s current pitches have not performed as consistently as we would have all liked, as acknowledged by T20 Inc. and the ICC. Since the end of yesterday’s match, the elite grounds crew has been working nonstop to correct the problem and provide the finest surfaces for the remaining matches, according to ICC.


The ICC authorities also think that the uneven bounce is caused by “green veins” in the surface, according to Cricbuzz. The cricket association of Long Island has started top-dressing the four drop-in fields at Eisenhower Park. The ICC intends to crush and level these grass veins in order to provide more equitable and uniform playing conditions.

The Rivalry on the Brink

India’s skipper, Rohit Sharma, who withdrew injured after taking a knock to the arm while batting against Ireland, said the team will use a similar strategy on the surface to be ready for Pakistan. But Rohit was confused by the way the track behaved and said he had no idea what to anticipate from it while playing Pakistan. Vikram Rathour, the team’s batting coach, was a little more reserved in his assessment.

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“We have this wicket, which is difficult to bat on, but it is what we have. Rathour put the responsibility for finding methods to score on his team during the news conference following the game, saying, “So we need to find ways to deal with that.”