IND vs AUS: ‘If They Produce Unfair Wickets…’: After Ian Healy’s Comment on Indian Pitches, R Ashwin Reacts

The upcoming India vs Australia Take a look at collection is only some days away. The primary Take a look at begins on February 9 in Nagpur. Each the groups have begun the prep as Australians are on the brink of play the spin of R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel by batting on tough wickets in nets. The Indian spinners are nearly unplayable on pitches that help the spinners in India. The groups exterior Asia battle on these tracks, some consultants even name them ‘unfair pitches’ for cricket. Ian Healy, former Australian wicketkeeper, has made the identical assertion simply days forward of the primary match, including some spice to the collection. 

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What did Healy say?

Previewing the Take a look at collection, Healy mentioned on ‘SENQ Breakfast’ that if India make unfair pitches for the Exams, they are going to win. “I think if they produce fair Indian wickets, that are good batting wickets, to start with, (that) probably spin and spin pretty consistently but spin a long way, late in the match … we (Australia) win. I’m worried about (Mitchell) Starc and (Nathan) Lyon in the first Test … if they’re unfair wickets which I’ve seen in the last series, where balls were jumping ridiculously and sliding down low from day one, I think India play those conditions better than us,” Healy had mentioned.

Ashwin reacts to Healy’s assertion

Ashwin, who will likely be a giant menace for Aussie batters, reacted to Healy’s assertion on the pitches in India. The spinner mentioned that Healy’s assertion has offered the much-needed spark forward of the Take a look at collection. “Anyway, an Australian broadcaster and former player Ian Healy has given a few gems before the BGT (Border Gavaskar Trophy). He has given a few statements that say ‘India will make sure the Australians feel uncomfortable in India. I don’t believe that they will give us wickets that will look even slightly closer to what we will actually get during a game’. So he has said that Australia’s approach is only correct. The support staff might have given their opinion, but Ian Healy’s quote has set a spark with this take. It’s Border-Gavaskar Trophy guys. So we need this spark, right? (The) banters will keep coming from the Australian camp for sure. We saw what Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja had to say. Even Marnus Labuschagne and Matt Renshaw have said some controversial things.”

Menwhile, the Australians have began getting ready for Ashwin by hiring a internet bowler who bowls precisely like Ashwin. The Australian cricketers need to depart no stone unturned to organize for the powerful India problem and have been batting at wickets that are dry and tough. 

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