The pitch for the second Check match between India and Sri Lanka on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru has been rated “under common” by match referee Javagal Srinath, a press launch from the ICC said on Sunday.
The match completed inside three days, with India successful by a whopping 238-run margin to brush the collection 2-0. The venue has now obtained one demerit level below the ICC Pitch and Outfield Monitoring Course of.
The demerit factors will stay energetic for a rolling five-year interval and a venue that accumulates 5 such factors will probably be suspended from internet hosting worldwide cricket for 12 months.
“The pitch supplied loads of activate the primary day itself and although it improved with each session, in my opinion, it was not a good contest between bat and ball,” the ICC launch quoted Srinath as saying. Srinath’s report has been forwarded to the BCCI, the discharge added.