India vs England: Rohit Sharma defends Chepauk pitch, says each workforce has proper to extract house benefit

India vs England: Rohit Sharma defends Chepauk pitch, says each workforce has proper to extract house benefit

Rohit, who hit a stunning 161 within the second Take a look at in Chennai, stated he hardly bothers about kind of pitches whereas batting.

India vs England: Rohit Sharma defends Chepauk pitch, says every team has right to extract home advantage

File picture of Rohit Sharma. AP

Ahmedabad:  India’s restricted overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Sunday defended the much-criticised Chepauk pitch used for the second Take a look at towards England, saying creating beneficial tracks for house benefit will not be a brand new phenomena for a cricketing nation.

The Chepauk pitch got here beneath the scanner for the vicious flip it supplied from day one, with the likes of Michael Vaughan and Mark Waugh criticising the groundsmen for producing what they known as a “minefield”.

However Rohit disagreed.

“…The pitch is identical for each the groups, so I do not know why this matter is raised each time. Each the groups play on the identical pitch. Individuals say pitches should not be like this or that however for years Indian pitches are made like this solely,” Rohit stated throughout a digital press convention forward of the third Take a look at.

“I do not suppose there must be any adjustments. Each workforce takes benefit of their house situations.”

India hammered England by 317 runs to degree the collection 1-1.

“Once we exit different nations do not take into consideration us, so why ought to we take into consideration others. We should always make pitches in keeping with the choice of our workforce. That is what it means house and away benefit, in any other case this must be taken out. Inform ICC to make a rule that pitches must be ready the identical in all places.

“Once we go outdoors our opponents too make our life tough. So I do not suppose we should always discuss a lot about pitches. We should always discuss concerning the recreation, the gamers,” he added.

Rohit, who hit a stunning 161 within the second Take a look at in Chennai, stated he hardly bothers about kind of pitches whereas batting.

“I do not suppose a lot about pithes. Should you suppose an excessive amount of about it, the pitch will not change. So the main focus must be on how you can play on the given pitch, what approach is required.”

“We have to put together our thoughts in keeping with the pitch,” he stated.

Rohit expects a Chepauk kind of wicket on the newly-built Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium right here through the pink ball Take a look at.

“I do not see something altering within the pitch from what we performed within the second Take a look at. It is kind of going to be on the identical web page. It will be turning as effectively and we’re making ready in keeping with that,” he stated.

The four-match Take a look at collection between India and England is presently tied at 1-1. The third Take a look at begins right here on Wednesday.

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