IPL 2021: Ben Stokes expressed displeasure with the pitches utilized in Chennai for the IPL.© BCCI/IPL
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has criticised the sluggish monitor of Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium and hoped that groups competing within the IPL don’t find yourself often scraping to low scores due to wickets which can be “trash”. Stokes, whose IPL stint with Rajasthan Royals was reduce quick by a fractured finger, feels that for an gratifying T20 contest, a rating within the vary of 160 to 170 is paramount. “Hope the wickets do not get worse because the IPL will get deeper into the match..160/170 minimal not scraping to 130/140 trigger the wickets are trash,” Stokes tweeted after Mumbai Indians painstakingly reached 131 for six which was chased down by Punjab Kings.
Hope the wickets do not get worse because the @IPL will get deeper into the match..160/170 minimal not scraping to 130/140 trigger the wickets are trash..
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) April 23, 2021
Until Friday, Chennai has hosted 9 IPL video games and solely twice has the crew batting first scored in extra of 170.
As soon as, it was Royal Challengers Bangalore which posted a commanding 204 in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders and the opposite time was KKR scoring 187 in opposition to SunRisers Hyderabad.
In any other case, any rating within the vary of 145 to 150 has been ok to win for groups batting first.
Chennai will host its final IPL recreation of the season on Sunday when Delhi Capitals tackle SunRisers Hyderabad earlier than the caravan shifts to Ahmedabad and New Delhi.