IND vs PAK: “Out of the blue Dubai Pitch Saved, Grass Gone” Former Pakistani Pacer Shoaib Akhtar Creates Controversy

Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar, Pakistan’s former bowler who is commonly within the highlight at any time when Pakistan performs India, tweeted his opinion on the pitch. He has expressed his dissatisfaction with the pitch on the Dubai Worldwide Cricket Stadium for Sunday’s match between India and Pakistan.

When each groups competed at this venue for the primary match, initially, there was some swing and help for the pacers. The previous pacer anticipated grass on the pitch, which might favour the pacers, however the iconic Dubai Worldwide Stadium regarded just a little completely different, particularly when it got here to the floor and wrote, “Wow. Out of the blue Dubai strip is shaved. Grass gone. Hmmm achaaa.”

Shoaib Akhtar
Shoaib Akhtar Picture Credit: Twitter

Earlier the official match presenter Sanjay Manjrekar and Wasim Akram gave their views on the pitch and mentioned, “: I’m taking a look at a pitch you possibly can belief. It’s not two-faced just like the one we had in Sharjah. The grass is comparable on either side. The groundsmen have put in just a little extra work and because of this you possibly can see grass popping out of this floor. The grass is barely drier than than when Afghanistan performed Sri Lanka. There’ll be much more keep it up this pitch. Any workforce profitable the toss will bowl. No matter moisture is there, you will get first use of it. We haven’t seen any dew as but. The spinners would possibly get a little bit of buy.”

Sanjay Manjrekar
Sanjay Manjrekar (Picture Credit: Twitter)

Indian Openers Gave Flying Begin

Indian openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul acquired the Males in Blue off to a flying begin after Pakistan selected to subject first. In simply 5 overs, they added 54 runs for the primary wicket. 

Rohit Sharma KL Rahul
Rohit Sharma KL Rahul. Picture Credit: BCCI

India captain Rohit lastly acquired out to Haris Rauf after smashing 28 runs off 16 balls. India had already scored greater than 60 runs by the point KL Rahul was out to Shadab Khan. Each openers’ quick-fire innings handed India a serious increase early within the innings. Later contributions from Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, and Deepak Hooda, along with Virat Kohli’s anchor innings of 60 runs, ensured that India reached a complete of 181.

Pakistan Spinners Bowled Nicely In The Center Overs

Shadab Khan. PC- Getty
Shadab Khan. PC- Getty

The Pakistani spinners did cease the runs with a number of wickets within the center overs, however India nonetheless put up a big complete. All three Pakistani velocity bowlers let up greater than 9 runs every over. Solely the spinners Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan have been capable of comprise the Indian batsmen’s blitzkrieg to some degree.

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