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Anika Sengupta

Anika Sengupta

Asked on 1 January, 2019

Why was the MCG pitch under scanner?

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The pitch was slower and difficult to bat on in the first two days. And then it became more livelier from there on.

Ayaan Jayaraman

Ayaan Jayaraman

Asked on 1 January, 2019

What rating did the MCG receive from the ICC?

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The ICC rated the MCG pitch as average. Even Perth had got a similar rating.

Ananya Tata

Ananya Tata

Asked on 1 January, 2019

What does it mean for MCG?

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MCG had received three demerit points in 2018 during the Ashes Test. And now the average rating sees them get saved and not receive further deduction of points.

Aditya Shah

Aditya Shah

Asked on 1 January, 2019

Why was Tim Paine unhappy with the pitches on offer?

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Aussie skipper Paine had questioned the wickets on offer in the Test series. And he wasn't happy with the MCG track as well, which lacked bounce and pace according to him.

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