IND vs BAN 1st test 2019 pitch report venue squad – The pitch report of the Indore says that the pitch may please the Indian pace bowlers. It won’t be the usual turning tracks which often supported the spinners. Since the re-appointment of the Head Coach Ravi Shastri, the wickets have been competitive ones.
Against Sri Lanka in a home series, India opted to play on green tracks which helped them to prepare and play the test series on the South African soil.
Now the pitch report at the Holkar Stadium in Indore says that the fast bowlers will have a lot of purchase. This wicket also seems to be a competitive one.
IND vs BAN 1st test 2019 pitch report venue squad
India’s pace battery hasn’t been in the top 25 rankings in test matches. It has been the spinners, Ashwin and Jadeja who are there in the team from the last four to five years. Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav and Mohd Shami have been a potential combo for the last two years and because of that, India won’t mind playing on fast track pitches.
The Indore wicket will be the same which has been used in Ranji Trophy matches. Madya Pradesh Cricket Association Curator Samandar Singh Chauhan has been using red soil to prepare these pitches from last 4 years.
IND vs BAN 1st test 2019 pitch report venue squad – Some reports also said that the Indore wicket is a sporting one. The red soil which has been used will allow the pace bowlers to get some bounce from the wicket. This wicket will support batsmen too, but they will have to apply themselves for stroke playing. As the game progresses, it will also be offering some turn. This is going to be an even contest as there will be something for someone from this wicket.
The Indore pitch has been praised by some experts too. The same pitch was used to play the final between Delhi and Vidharba in Ranji Trophy. Former Ranji Trophy player and the ex Mumbai Skipper Amol Muzumdar has also asked for these kinds of pitches in domestic cricket matches.
IND vs BAN 1st test 2019 pitch report venue squad – In the final match between Vidharba and Delhi, the wicket helped the pace bowlers from both the sides in the first innings. And then in the second innings, the spinners from Delhi joined the party. On that wicket in the final, there were two centuries and 7 fifties were scored and that too in just 4 days. In the 2017 final between Mumbai and Gujarat, there was a similar match. The game went till the final session of the last day.
The Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association denied preparing the pitch which the Indian players wanted. The current pace bowlers of the Indian team are in red hot form while Bangladesh team will depend on their spin bowlers.
IND vs BAN 1st test 2019 pitch report venue squad – The Indian pace bowlers picked up 26 wickets in the recently concluded home series against South Africa. In the 2015 series against the same opponent, India went for spinning tracks and 34 wickets were taken by the Indian spinners. Those matches were played on competitive wickets.
But this Indian team has done well on all sorts of pitches. This team is one that can beat any opposition on any type of surface. They won a series on the Australian soil where they did well on bouncy tracks and on square turners too.