Sydney: Adam Lewis, the curator of Sydney Cricket Ground, said a hard wicket was in preparation for the third test match between India and Australia (IND vs AUS), on which many will also be playing ‘grass.
Adam Lewis has said that given this year’s change in seasons, he has set up a very good wicket for the Sydney test starting January 7.
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He said at the virtual press conference: “We were concerned about the weather and there was talk of not playing the test matches in Sydney. We know how much effort is required to prepare for such a test match.
Lewis said: “You have to understand this is like a grand finale for us. This is the most important phase of the year for us. We prepared for our side depending on the weather and feel we have prepared a really good wicket.
Lewis was asked if the wicket would be the same as that played between Australia and New Zealand last year, so he said: “The behavior of the pitch changes every year due to the weather, so we want to give them (the teams) hard wickets. ” Who also has a lot of grass.
Lewis said: “The England team came here 3 years ago, the temperature was around 30 degrees, hot winds were blowing. It was completely different from this year. This year is very humid and rainy and the wickets must be covered.