The ICC has now released its rating on the pitch of the Narendra Modi Stadium. It said the day-night Test between India and England was ‘average’ and ‘very suitable’ for international T20 matches.
In addition, the SCG pitch for the third Test between India and Australia was rated ‘average’.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given an average rating to the controversial pitch for the day-night Test between India and England in Ahmedabad. The ICC has updated the ratings of all recent games on its ‘Rules and Regulations page. The pitch at Motorola was rated ‘average’ for the third Test and ‘perfect’ for the final Test. It was rated “very suitable” for the first T20 international between India and England.
Coincidentally, the pitch in the SCG for the third Test between India and Australia was also rated ‘average’. India won the pink-ball match by 10 wickets.
It is noteworthy that there were also fears that the Narendra Modi Stadium. It was renovated on a substandard pitch, could be banned. The pitch was the subject of heated debate during the four-match series in which India won 3-1 to qualify for the World Test final.
The second match of the series was played in Chennai. The series was tied only because India won. An average rating has also been given for the Chepauk Stadium where the match took place. However, the International Cricket Council (ICC) provided the first-class certification for the first Test court England won.