‘Trash’ wickets may have groups scraping to low scores says the England all-rounder
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has criticised the slow track of Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium and hoped that groups competing within the IPL don’t find yourself frequently scraping to low scores due to wickets which are “trash”.
Stokes, whose IPL stint with Rajasthan Royals was cut short by a fractured finger, feels that for an fulfilling T20 contest, a rating within the vary of 160 to 170 is paramount.
“Hope the wickets don’t get worse as the IPL gets deeper into the tournament..160/170 minimum not scraping to 130/140 cause the wickets are trash,” Stokes tweeted after Mumbai Indians painstakingly reached 131 for six which was chased down by Punjab Kings.
Till Friday, Chennai has hosted 9 IPL video games and solely twice has the workforce batting first scored in extra of 170.
Once, it was Royal Challengers Bangalore which posted a commanding 204 in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders and the opposite time was KKR scoring 187 in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad.
Otherwise, any rating within the vary of 145 to 150 has been adequate to win for groups batting first.
Chennai will host its final IPL sport of the season on Sunday when Delhi Capitals tackle SunRisers Hyderabad earlier than the caravan shifts to Ahmedabad and New Delhi.
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