IND vs ENG: Nathan Lyon Hit Out in Ahmedabad Pitch Critics

Nathan Lyon said the pitch used for the third Test between India and England was superb.© Twitter

The pitch was criticized by Nathan Lyon in the third Test match being played between India and England in Ahmedabad. The match ended within two days, with the spinners taking 28 wickets out of 30, which fell in Test .17, on Day 2 of the Ahmedabad Test, as India called on the visitors to go 2-1 up. 10-wicket win in a four-match series. The 33-year-old spinner, speaking to Cricket Australia, said that when the team is bowled out for a low score on a cementing wicket, there is hardly any criticism but as soon as a turning track creates problems for batsmen, everyone is “crying “Starts. about this.

“We play on wickets around the world and are bowled out for 47, 60. No one has ever said anything (about the pitch),” Leone was quoted as saying by

“But as soon as it starts wandering, everyone in the world starts crying about it.”

He said, “I don’t get it.”

The Australian off-spinner, who has 399 Test wickets to his name, also mentioned that the surface used for the third Test in Ahmedabad was “magnificent” and would prefer the curator to work at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Leon said, “I was watching it all night (Ahmedabad test). It was absolutely fantastic. I am thinking of bringing that curator to SCG.”


Australia will be happy for England in the upcoming fourth Test as a win for the visitors will help them qualify for the final of the World Test Championship (WTC).

India need a win or a draw to make it to the final of the WTC, which will be played at Lord’s Cricket Ground.

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