Times of India – MELBOURNE: Australia captain Tim Paine said on Sunday that he was frustrated by some of the pitches that have been provided for the Test series against India.

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  • MELBOURNE: Australia captain Tim Paine said on Sunday that he was frustrated by some of the pitches that have been provided for the Test series against India.
  • “I think the Sydney wicket (for the fourth Test), from what we’re hearing, might spin a little bit.
  • “The Melbourne pitch offered little pace and bounce for Australia’s fast bowlers, who toiled for almost two days as India scored 443/7 declared in its first innings.
  • Australia was bowled out for 151 as India claimed a 292-run advantage on the first innings.Paine said Australia’s strength was its pace bowling.
  • “It seems we’ve rolled up some wickets here in Australia that have taken away from our strengths, which is pace and bounce.


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