Top sides shouldn’t fret about pitches: Waugh
The Indian skipper, after winning the first Test against England at Ahmedabad, expressed his displeasure at the Motera wicket and said that “we wanted the curators to prepare the pitches that will turn from day one”.
“You want to be aggressive and be the best in the world, you got to take all the conditions and not always ask for the conditions that suits your style of play. I was a bit surprised with that. I think if you are looking to be the best in the world you got to learn to play in all conditions.”
The former great said that during his tenure as the head of the Australian team he was never bothered about what sort of wicket they were playing on. “I captained the side for 57 games and never once had a word with the curator about what sort of pitch we are going to play,” Waugh said.
However, the veteran of 168 Tests said that India were the favourites to win the four-match rubber against England. “India are a strong side, always hard to beat in India and some of the
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