The first Test match between India and Australia will be played in Nagpur and it is being said about the pitch of this match that it will be helpful to the spinners.
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The first match of the four-match Test series between India and Australia is starting in Nagpur from February 9. Regarding the pitch of this match, it is being said that it can be helpful for the spinners. In such a situation, till now the discussion going on in the cricket world was that Team India will go with three spinners. But according to the report of the English newspaper Indian Express, Team India can go with four spinners in this match. In such a situation, the debate on who will be the third spinner of Team India can be put to an end.
According to the newspaper report, there is grass on the pitch of Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) of Nagpur, but it has been learned that this grass will be removed in the coming days and this pitch will prove to be helpful for the spinners. That’s why four spinners can be seen in Team India’s playing-11.
want to take advantage of situations
Team India’s ticket to the final of the ICC World Test Championship rests on this series. In such a situation, the Indian team would like to win this series in every respect. For this, the team needs to win three Test matches. For this, Team India can take the help of its strength, spin-assisted pitches. The newspaper quoted sources in its report as saying, “We want to take advantage of the opportunity and prepare spinner-friendly pitches. Spinners are our biggest strength. We should give him the best possible conditions to play in so that he can take wickets.”
There is a plan to feed 4 spinners
In recent years, India has trapped its opponents fiercely by making spin-friendly pitches. The same can be seen in Nagpur as well. Team India currently has four spin bowlers in the form of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav. If newspaper reports are to be believed then all these four can play in Nagpur. The source said, “Obviously, the decision on playing-11 will be taken on the eve of the match or on the morning of the match, after seeing the pitch. But we definitely have a plan to play four spinners because we have four great spinners.
10 Spinner Says Something
There is no news of the curator of the pitch of this Jamtha stadium getting any orders, but the current condition of Team India indicates that this pitch can be helpful for the spinners. There are currently 10 spinners in Team India’s camp. There are four spinners in the team selected for the first two Tests. Apart from this, six more spinners have been included in Team India as net bowlers. These things show that Team India is preparing to play on spin-friendly wickets and Nagpur’s pitch can be like this.