Globe Cup 2019: Sri Lanka Complain To ICC About ' Unfair ' Pitches


Sri Lanka started their project on 2 environment-friendly decks in Cardiff, where they shed to New Zealand as well as defeat Afghanistan.

Sri Lanka supervisor Ashantha de Mel on Friday whined to the International Cricket Council (ICC) regarding the “unfair” pitches offered the island country’s suits in the continuous World Cup up until now. He likewise highlighted the bad problem of training centers as well as lodging. “What we have found out is that for the four matches we have played so far at Cardiff and Bristol, the ICC prepared green pitches,” he informed Daily News as reported by ESPNCricinfo.

” At the exact same locations, the various other nations have actually used pitches which were brownish as well as beneficial for high racking up.

” The pitch being gotten ready for our suit versus Australia on Saturday at The Oval is environment-friendly. It is not sour grapes that we are whining. It is extremely unjust on the component of the ICC that they prepare one kind of gate for specific groups as well as an additional kind for others,” de Mel claimed.

Sri Lanka’s 2 latest suits were rinsed in Bristol. The Lankans started their project on 2 environment-friendly decks in Cardiff, where they shed to New Zealand as well as defeat Afghanistan.

” Even the method centers supplied at Cardiff were unacceptable. As opposed to 3 webs, they provided us just 2. The resort where we placed up at Bristol did not have a swimming pool, which is extremely necessary for every group, specifically for the quick bowlers to unwind their muscular tissues after method.

“The hotels that Pakistan and Bangladesh were put up at Bristol had swimming pools. We wrote to the ICC listing all these shortcomings four days ago but so far we have not had any response from them. We will continue to write to them until we get a reply,” de Mel claimed.

The ICC, on its component, has actually refuted the claims claiming that pitches were supervised by an independent consultant.

“We employ an independent pitch advisor to work with the host curators at all ICC events and the ICC Men’s World Cup 2019 is no different,” an occasion speaker was priced quote as claiming by ESPNCricinfo.

” We more than happy with the arches that have actually been created throughout the occasion up until now in English problems.

” As component of the four-year preparation procedure to provide this occasion, we have actually communicated with all groups to guarantee they more than happy with their established as well as are offered to collaborate with them need to any type of concerns emerge that have actually not been formerly prepared for. At the heart of our preparation is the approach that all 10 groups are dealt with similarly to allow them to have the most effective feasible prep work for the occasion,” the speaker claimed.