Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers expressed his disappointment as there was no third Take a look at between India and Protes. The hosts gained the primary Take a look at in Centurion whereas India clinched the second match in Cape City to stage the sequence 1-1, which dismissed the groups from triumphing within the sequence.
De Villiers went on to lift issues over the way forward for red-ball cricket, stating nothing goes proper in Take a look at cricket. Notably, cricket pundits together with Ravi Shastri have spoken in regards to the points in Take a look at cricket earlier.
“I’m very upset about the truth that we didn’t get a 3rd Take a look at. As soon as once more you bought in charge T20 cricket world wide, the ICC, the scheduling. I don’t know who’s there in charge. All I do know is one thing isn’t proper. If you wish to see extra Take a look at cricket issues are gonna have to alter. There might be sufficient cricket between India and Australia and England, I can let you know that. However if you wish to see all of the groups on the planet competing to see who’s the very best Take a look at crew on the planet, one thing must change,” he stated on YouTube.
Cape City was a reasonably stock-standard wicket in my view: De Villiers
The legendary wicketkeeper-batter additional spoke in regards to the Newlands pitch, which has turn out to be a subject of dialogue after the second Take a look at. Apparently, the second Take a look at was accomplished in simply 642 balls (107 overs), the shortest in historical past. As well as, it marked India’s first-ever Take a look at win in Cape Town.
“It (Cape City) was a reasonably stock-standard wicket in my view. I keep in mind leaping round there on Day 1. When you can simply get by way of the primary session on Day 1, it will get simpler. When you see the gamers who have been taking part in their photographs and never hanging round, they have been those doing effectively,” the 39-year-old added.
“I keep in mind Ben Stokes scoring a double hundred there. I actually scored some tons of there. You possibly can’t permit bowlers like Philander, Bumrah, Siraj, Rabada to maintain bowling on off-stump,” he additional stated.
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