Saturday, 4 April 2020

Tag Archives: pitches

Jonny Bairstow: “Critics were waiting for us to fail”

LONDON: After back-to-back losses, England are suddenly in a dogfight to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals and critics are circling. It’s prompted a stinging rebuke from opening batsman Jonny Bairstow, claiming the criticism is ‘a typical English thing to do’. “People were waiting for us to fail. They are ...

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‘Mystery’ a must in this World Cup says Hafeez

LONDON: With the ICC World Cup 2019 just around the corner, Pakistan senior cricketer Mohammad Hafeez believes that a ‘mystery’ bowler would be a must for a side to dismantle the opposition. “Your spinners will play a major role and at the same time you must have some mystery in ...

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Arthur: South African pitches not good enough for Test cricket

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur criticized the pitches for the first two Tests against South Africa, saying they were not good enough for Test cricket. With his team facing a series defeat after two days of the second Test at Newlands, Arthur said the quality of pitches had deteriorated in ...

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