Why were Inzamam and Latif angry with the 1st T20 between Pakistan and Bangladesh?

Inzamam-ul-Haq angry with the quality of the pitch used during the 1st T20 between Pakistan and Bangladesh in Lahore

Inzamam-ul-Haq: “It didn’t feel like a T20 match to me at all. I request the the curators to make a better pitch. People come to watch fours and sixes in a T20 match. The pitch was so difficult that even 142 runs was looking like a big target”

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Former Pakistan captains Inzamam-ul-Haq and Rashid Latif were less than impressed with the quality of the pitch during the first Twenty20 International between Pakistan and Bangladesh in Lahore on Friday.

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Waqar sends heartwarming message to the Karachi ground staff after Pakistan’s win

Waqar Younis sends heartwarming message to the Karachi ground staff after Pakistan's win over Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test cricket

Waqar Younis: “The entire PCB deserves a credit. Excellent Pitch. Great work by Aga Zahid chief curator and Big Shabaash to the ground staff.. Playing [at] home makes a huge difference, you can tell by the body language of the boys”

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Legendary Pakistan seamer and current bowling coach Waqar Younis thanked the Karachi ground staff for preparing an “excellent pitch”.

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What did Abbas blame for Pakistan’s disastrous performance on the first day in Adelaide?

Mohammad Abbas blamed the pitch for Pakistan's struggles on the 1st day of the 2nd Test against Australia Adelaide cricket

Mohammad Abbas: “I had practiced a lot but the wicket did not help”

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Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Abbas blamed the pitch for the national team’s woeful performance on the opening day of the second Test against Australia in Adelaide.

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Does Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed believe India are getting an unfair advantage in the World Cup?

Sarfraz Ahmed is questioning why Pakistan have to play on tough pitches while India get to play on surfaces that favour batsmen and spinners World Cup cricket

Sarfraz Ahmed is questioning why Pakistan have to play on tough pitches while India get to play on surfaces that favour batsmen and spinners, according to sources

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Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed is concerned about the green surface on the pitch in Taunton, where his side will take on Australia in the World Cup on Wednesday.

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Has Mahmood admitted that Pakistan will struggle on the pitch in Taunton?

Azhar Mahmood thinks Pakistan are capable of beating Australia even though conditions in Taunton may be tough World Cup cricket

Azhar Mahmood: “Yes, there is some grass on it but we are still two days away from the game”

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Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood believes that the national team are capable of beating Australia in their World Cup match on Wednesday, even though conditions in Taunton may be tough.

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South Africa vs India 3rd Test Day 3: Third Test to continue despite dangerous Wanderers pitch

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The umpires inspect the pitch at the Wanderers after the players were taken off

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The third Test between South Africa and India at the Wanderers in Johannesburg will continue after the players were taken off towards the end of the third day due to the pitch being too dangerous.

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