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Spin city: Rajkot to offer ‘slow turner’ pitch for India vs England 3rd Test

Spin city: Rajkot to offer ‘slow turner’ pitch for India vs England 3rd Test

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
A slow turner pitch is expected to be rolled out in Rajkot for the IND vs ENG 3rd Test which is set to commence from Feb 15

A slow turner is expected for the IND vs ENG 3rd Test, set to commence from February 15 in Rajkot. The five-match series is currently levelled 1-1. As per a TOI report, the Indian management is comfortable with a slow turner rather than having a raging turner on the Rajkot pitch.

IND vs ENG: Slow turner to benefit India on Rajkot pitch?

The Indian team management is comfortable with a slow turner. They don’t want a raging turner,” a source told TOI.

Highest score649/9d by India vs West Indies
Lowest score181/10 by West Indies vs India
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The wicket at the venue is known for being batting friendly. However, the spinners are expected to come into play during the latter stages of the game. The teams winning the toss have gone on to post big totals on the board.

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