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Broad rates bengaluru pitch "below average"; No ICC sanctions

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The were in for some more embarrassment after match referee Chris Broad rated the Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch for the second Test between and as "below average" after the pitch was rated as "poor".

won the second Test in by 75 runs after losing the first Test by 333 runs. The third Test will begin Ranchi from Thursday.



Accprding to a report in ESPN Cricinfo, Broad rated the pitch "below average" while oufield was termed "very good".

According to the report in the website, Broad's inference was drawn from the fact that pitch had "variable bounce".

The "below average" rating may cause a bit of embarrassment for but does not carry any "penalty or fine". It is considered to be a better rating than "poor" or "unfit for play" which can bring in hefty sanction by the game's governing body.

The wicket saw Nathan Lyon get 8 fo 50 on the first day of the Test match while and got six wickets apeice in first and second inning respectively. Ashwin was unplayable on the fourth day.

was the second Indian pitch to be rated poor in two seasons, after beat South Africa in Nagpur in three days in 2015-16. Since the began its pitch and outfield monitoring process in 2006, four of the seven Full-Member pitches rated poor or unfit have belonged to

There are talks that even the Ranchi pitch may not last the distance.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Broad rates bengaluru pitch "below average"; No ICC sanctions

The BCCI were in for some more embarrassment after match referee Chris Broad rated the Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch for the second Test between India and Australia as "below average" after the Pune pitch was rated as "poor". India won the second Test in Bengaluru by 75 runs after losing the first Test by 333 runs. The third Test will begin Ranchi from Thursday. Accprding to a report in ESPN Cricinfo, Broad rated the pitch "below average" while oufield was termed "very good". According to the report in the website, Broad's inference was drawn from the fact that pitch had "variable bounce". The "below average" rating may cause a bit of embarrassment for BCCI but does not carry any "penalty or fine". It is considered to be a better rating than "poor" or "unfit for play" which can bring in hefty sanction by the game's governing body. The Bangalore wicket saw Nathan Lyon get 8 fo 50 on the first day of the Test match while Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin got ... The were in for some more embarrassment after match referee Chris Broad rated the Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch for the second Test between and as "below average" after the pitch was rated as "poor".

won the second Test in by 75 runs after losing the first Test by 333 runs. The third Test will begin Ranchi from Thursday.

Accprding to a report in ESPN Cricinfo, Broad rated the pitch "below average" while oufield was termed "very good".

According to the report in the website, Broad's inference was drawn from the fact that pitch had "variable bounce".

The "below average" rating may cause a bit of embarrassment for but does not carry any "penalty or fine". It is considered to be a better rating than "poor" or "unfit for play" which can bring in hefty sanction by the game's governing body.

The wicket saw Nathan Lyon get 8 fo 50 on the first day of the Test match while and got six wickets apeice in first and second inning respectively. Ashwin was unplayable on the fourth day.

was the second Indian pitch to be rated poor in two seasons, after beat South Africa in Nagpur in three days in 2015-16. Since the began its pitch and outfield monitoring process in 2006, four of the seven Full-Member pitches rated poor or unfit have belonged to

There are talks that even the Ranchi pitch may not last the distance.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Broad rates bengaluru pitch "below average"; No ICC sanctions

The were in for some more embarrassment after match referee Chris Broad rated the Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch for the second Test between and as "below average" after the pitch was rated as "poor".

won the second Test in by 75 runs after losing the first Test by 333 runs. The third Test will begin Ranchi from Thursday.

Accprding to a report in ESPN Cricinfo, Broad rated the pitch "below average" while oufield was termed "very good".

According to the report in the website, Broad's inference was drawn from the fact that pitch had "variable bounce".

The "below average" rating may cause a bit of embarrassment for but does not carry any "penalty or fine". It is considered to be a better rating than "poor" or "unfit for play" which can bring in hefty sanction by the game's governing body.

The wicket saw Nathan Lyon get 8 fo 50 on the first day of the Test match while and got six wickets apeice in first and second inning respectively. Ashwin was unplayable on the fourth day.

was the second Indian pitch to be rated poor in two seasons, after beat South Africa in Nagpur in three days in 2015-16. Since the began its pitch and outfield monitoring process in 2006, four of the seven Full-Member pitches rated poor or unfit have belonged to

There are talks that even the Ranchi pitch may not last the distance.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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