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‘There is pressure on bowlers’

DNMUM436708 | 5/23/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :1492

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Legendary Sachin Tendulkar laments that there is no balance between bat and ball, and tells G Krishnan that he expects high-scoring matches in the upcoming World Cup. Excerpts:

ICC Cricket World Cup England & Wales 2019 08 days to go
The pitches in England are getting flatter and the World Cup could see tall scores on a consistent basis. Is it good for the World Cup?
There was this Tendulkar-Middlesex Global Academy camp at MIG early this month and I was asked this question. I said the pitches are going to be flat and wonderful to bat on because it is going to be hot summer. If there is a cloud cover or they leave a bit of grass or there is a rain forecast, they will change the dynamics a little bit. But otherwise, I see good batting tracks. The reason for the high-scoring games, and it is not just these last four matches (recent England-Pakistan ODIs) but has been happening for quite some time, scoring at 6.5 runs an over has become a standard thing. The re
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