Slow practice pitch infuriates Fletcher: Reports

Updated: 19 June 2011 23:05 IST

India coach Duncan Fletcher reportedly lashed out against the ground-staff at the Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica for providing a slow and low practice pitch to the visitors ahead of the first Test match beginning from Monday.

Slow practice pitch infuriates Fletcher: Reports
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Kingston, Jamaica:

India coach Duncan Fletcher reportedly lashed out against the ground-staff at the Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica for providing a slow and low practice pitch to the visitors ahead of the first Test match beginning from Monday.

While reports suggest that Fletcher may file an official complaint, it is believed that the practice pitch for the Indian players was in complete contrast to  the track on which the match will actually be played on.

Cameras spotted the angry 63-year-old Zimbabwean exchanging angry words with the ground-staff and the matter has the potential to take a serious turn further as India lost it's final ODI match on the same track as the one which will be used for the Test match and which is believed to be conducive to pace.

While no official word has been received from the Indian camp, many are already billing the contest as one in which the pace-heavy West Indies side will look to use bounce to their maximum advantage.

Topics : Cricket India MS Dhoni India in West Indies, 2011 Duncan Fletcher
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