Shreyas Iyer shocked to see so much of grass on wicket for 1st test


IND vs SA LIVE – Boxing Day Test LIVE: As soon as India’s newest test debutant Shreyas Iyer entered SuperSport Park – he was nothing else but shocked. Iyer was completely taken aback to see ‘so much of Grass on the Wicket’ at the venue of 1st test. Seeing the wicket, team’s coach Rahul Dravid just had one line message for the team ‘just do quality practice with good intensity’ for the opening test starting on December 26th.Follow India vs South Africa Test Series LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN

“There is so much grass on the wicket, so much grass. It will be very challenging for the batsman to bat on this”, declared Iyer during the session.

In a clip posted by BCCI, Iyer also went up to team’s senior most bowling pro Ishant Sharma to pick his brain on the wicket.

“What do you think Ishant? asked Iyer

Ishant was quick to reply, ‘Wicket is very damp, lot of movement. Will be tough to bat”

 

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IND vs SA Boxing Day Test: Shreyas Iyer completely shocked to see ‘so much of Grass on Wicket’, Dravid says ‘just do quality practice’

Check what Indian think tank has to say about the wicket of 1st Test?

Rahul Dravid says ‘Next 3 days very important for preparation for 1st test. Just do quality practice with good intensity’

 

Vikram Rathore: “We had Centre wicket practice session, it was very challenging and hard for the batters in overcast conditions’

 

Paras Mhambrey: “These conditions will be very tough for the bowlers as well, they should adjust their lengths accordingly’

 

Shreyas Iyer: “There is so much grass on the wicket, so much grass. It will be very challenging for the batsman to bat on this”

 

It was damp initially, lot of movement says Ishant 

More to follow….





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