Ahmedabad: England suffered a 10-wicket loss to the Indian team at Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera. England could not do anything in both sets and were sidelined for 112 and 81 points. With this victory for India, many questions began to arise on the ground of Motera. Giants like Sunil Gavaskar, however, attributed the victory to their spinners instead of blaming the pitch.
England head coach Chris Silverwood on Friday dismissed any discussion of filing a formal complaint with the International Cricket Council (ICC) over Motera’s pitch, saying his team’s third test against the ‘India before losing in two days, he expected the wicket to be good for a bit longer.
Silverwood is disappointed
Silverwood said in a virtual press conference: “The first thing Joe Root said yesterday that he got five wickets for eight points, but at the same time it doesn’t matter what the field did or did not done, India is definitely on the same surface. We played better than us, maybe we were caught in such difficulties that our players had not experienced before.
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He said, “We were hoping the wicket would be good a little longer, but that didn’t happen.”
When asked if England would file a formal complaint with the ICC, Silverwood said: “Look, we are certainly discussing some things, but at the same time, we are really disappointed with it.” match. But unfortunately the match is over ”.
He said: “ So I think now we’re heading into the next game and how can we compensate for that. For that, we can make sure to draw the series by presenting the challenge ”.
Gavaskar said in field sport
Sunil Gavaskar did not reduce the height. He said the batsmen lost their wickets due to a very defensive stance and most of them were returned on straight balls.
Gavaskar (Sunil Gavaskar) attributed the victory to Indian spinners Ashwin and Patel. He said: “ On this ground, Rohit and Crowley have marked half centuries. England were considering saving wickets instead of scoring points. Akshar Patel is to be thanked for the way he used special balls. Ashwin and Akshar’s performance was superb.
At the same time, former England spinner Graeme Swann also failed to target the pitch. He criticized England for landing with just one spinner.