India’s concern for the pitch has been nothing less than deciding the eleven to field in a Test match during the current home season, and the 22-yard strip at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here in Uppal is getting as much attention a day before the second Test against Australia.
It’s been learned that the Uppal curator had given the Indian team two pitches to choose from, and it took MS Dhoni & Co just one training session on Thursday to make up their mind and point at the drier of the two surfaces.
But going by history, the track at Hyderabad is know to be classical in nature, with initial assistance for the seamers and some bite for the spinners on days four and five, but still not of the nature that was on show in Chennai last week, where India raced to a comprehensive eight-wicket victory to take 1-0 lead in the four-Test series. Read more
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