Commentator and Ex-Cricketer on SA vs SL match
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Commentator and Ex-Cricketer on SA vs SL match
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Many commentators and Ex-cricketer criticized the pitch of the Nassau County International Cricket stadium after the SA vs SL match.

South Africa and Sri Lanka locked horns on the fourth match of the T20 World Cup 2024.

 Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first against South Africa at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, Under the brilliant bowling performance of Anrich Nortje, Rabada, and Maharaj Sri Lanka got bundled up in just 19.1 overs for just 77 runs. 

South Africa managed to chase the target in the 17th over of the game losing 4 wickets. Though South Africa won the game however South Africa’s struggle for batting was visibly similar to Sri Lanka’s in the first innings.

South Africa won the match by six wickets however Commentators and ex-players showed dissatisfaction with the pitches installed in the Nassau County Internationa Cricket Stadium. 

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Here’s What the Commentator and ex-players commented on the game SA vs SL game.

Harsha Bhogle shows huge dissatisfaction about the cricket pitches causing harm to the cricket. Harsha Bhogle took his X handles and wrote “Not sure this is the best introduction to cricket in a new land……” and also about the outfield conditions.

    Harsha Bhogle On Nassau County Pitches
    Harsha Bhogle on Outfield

    Mohammad Kaif also compares the game with the IPL and says the cricket game in the US is a different ball game with bounce and movement. He also felt India would need pace to win here.

    Mohammad Kaif on Sri Lanka Vs South Africa Game

    Former International Sri Lankan Cricketer Chamura Kapugedara also looks unhappy with the pitches

    Former Indian Cricketer and Commentator Irfan Pathan also commented on the pitch after the game and also appreciated South Africa’s game and mentioned depth batting could be a sign of worry ahead.

    Irfan Pathan on the US pitch
    Irfan Pathan on Sri Lanka and South Africa

    What’s your opinion on the pitch of Nassau County International Cricket Stadium? Can India surpass the trickiness of the pitch?

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