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India’s two-day win is bad for Test cricket, pundits say

Dawn 27 Feb 2021
But many commentators said Test cricket had been damaged by its 22nd two-day match in history as the longer format fights the mounting popularity of Twenty20 ... “My worry for the future of Test match cricket is that Channel 4 would have bid an amount of money to put Test match cricket on the station for us all to see,” he told BBC.
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India vs England: Motera pitch bad advertisement for Test cricket, says Dilip Vengsarkar

The Times of India 27 Feb 2021
These kinds of wickets are bad advertisement for Test match cricket ... “In 2004, after a Test ... finished in 2 days Not sure if that’s good for test cricket !If @anilkumble1074 and @harbhajan_singh bowled on thes… https.//t.co/xbsm3bbDxO— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) 1614263620000.
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Dismissed for a pair on his return, Jonny Bairstow's plight shows how isolating and cruel Test cricket is

Yahoo Daily News 27 Feb 2021
Test cricket at its peak, like a series in India, has always been a test of every fibre of a cricketer’s being, but never more so than now ... If cricket can be cruel though – crueller than any other sport because a Test series abroad goes on for so long away from home – and ...
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Jasprit Bumrah Released from India Squad Ahead of 4th England Test

Yahoo Daily News 27 Feb 2021
Ahead of the fourth and final Test against England in Ahmedabad at the Narendra Modi Stadium, the Indian cricket team have released ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah ... Read more on Cricket by The Quint.Jasprit Bumrah Released from India Squad Ahead of 4th England TestUP Man Dies After Uncle Accidentally Shoots Him While Testing Gun ... Cricket Addictor.
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Indian Cricket Team Jersey: Will Virat Kohli and Co Continue to Don Retro Kit During Series Against England?

Yahoo Daily News 27 Feb 2021
MPL Sports is the official merchandise sponsor of the Indian cricket team and recently on India’s tour of Australia we saw the Virat Kohli and co ... The Indian cricket team is currently locked in the four-match Test series against England home. At the end of the Test series, the two teams will face-off in limited-overs formats ... Cricket Addictor.
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Is it time for neutral pitch curators for Tests?

The Times of India 27 Feb 2021
“finished in 2 days Not sure if that’s good for Test cricket” ... He added that Test cricket’s beauty lies in an even contest, of centuries scored, standing ovations, bowling skills and that neutral curators, like neutral umpires, could be a way forward.
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Motera likely to escape ICC 'Red Eye' as final Test pitch promises to be batting beauty

The Times of India 27 Feb 2021
With India 2-1 up in the four-Test series and needing a draw to qualify for the final at Lord's from June 18-22, another turner is currently out of question as the home team will be aiming to take minimal risks as far as the track is concerned ... Motera pitch bad advertisement for Test cricket, says Dilip Vengsarkar ... Cricket.
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More India is allowed to get away, more toothless ICC will look: VaughanEngland on Thursday ...

Deccan Herald 27 Feb 2021
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has slammed the BCCI for producing pitches that are not deemed good enough for Test cricket and said the more India is allowed to "get away with whatever they wish", the more "toothless" the ICC will look ... Test cricket is not about accepting ...
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Pitch conundrum: To play or not to play

The Siasat Daily 27 Feb 2021
... Cricket Council (ICC) ... Former India cricketer and BCCI General Manager (Operations), Saba Karim, explained why this wasn’t the right pitch for Test cricket ... Are these kinds of tracks conducive for Test cricket? No. I feel Test cricket brings in lots of elements on the table.
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Root & I Will Discuss Where to Go With Ahmedabad Pitch: Silverwood

Yahoo Daily News 27 Feb 2021
England coach Chris Silverwood has remained non-committal on whether he or the England team management will complain about the pitch in the third Test that ended inside two days with India winning it by 10 wickets here on Thursday ... Looking back in history on pink ball Tests, the ball swung for us," said Silverwood on Friday ... Cricket Addictor.
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Michael Vaughan Calls ICC ‘Toothless’ For Allowing India to Create Pitches Like Motera

Yahoo Daily News 27 Feb 2021
England Men’s and Women’s Cricketers Involved in Ugly Spat on Twitter After 10-Wicket Defeat to India in Day-Night Test ... In the article, he also spoke about the broadcasters who might not be happy investing in Test Cricket if pitches like these are made ... Cricket Addictor ... Cricket Addictor·3-min read.
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