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Fox Cricket Takes A At Pakistan For Preparing A Flat Pitch
By CricShots - Mar 3, 2022 6:41 pm
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It is going to be a remarkable moment in Australian cricket when they will be commencing their tour of Pakistan after a huge gap of 24 years. While both the teams are prepping for the upcoming contest, Fox Cricket took a dig at Pakistan as they share a rib-tickling photo of the Rawalpindi pitch which is going to be used for the first Test that kicks off on 04th March. The Australian team will be playing a Test away from home after a gap of two years.

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Pitch prepared for the fuirst Test between Australia and iNdia

The Kangaroos thrashed England by a margin of 4-0 in the 2021-22 edition of the Ashes series. More recently, the Aussies won a T20I series against Sri Lanka, however, it will be a different challenger for Pat Commins and his men in Pakistan. Amidst all the preparations that are going on, Australia’s broadcaster Fox Cricket takes a dig at the flat pitch and they also edited the image making the pitch look like a highway.

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Fox Cricket posted a picture on their Twitter handle where they photoshopped the original image of the Rawalpindi pitch. The first Test is going to be played in Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium and the pitch for the same is as flat as a road with no signs of grass on it. The broadcaster edited the image and added a signboard to make it look like a highway road.

According to the reports by AFP, the Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon found the Rawalpindi pitch quite similar to the pitches in UAE. He feels that the pitch is going to assist the batsmen on initial days.

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Nathan Lyon had said, “My role is going to change across the test matches. There’s going to be times where I’ll be in a holding role where there is an opportunity for me to be more attacking I will.”

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