Trott clarified that he did not blame the outfield conditions for Afghanistan’s heavy defeat and said that it was not his job to “judge” on whether the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium was suitable to host games at the World Cup. Is. But he said this did not help the spectacle and suggested the ICC should look at the quality of outfields across the country.
He said, “If your players are unsure about whether they can dive or not… we see a product of cricket around the world where players are taught, encouraged to improve their fielding Is.” “And when you’re worried about players getting injured… I mean, we’re lucky Mujeeb didn’t suffer a serious knee injury at the end.
“Yes, maybe he shouldn’t have dived on his knee. But we also saw New Zealand’s Devon Conway the other night (in Ahmedabad), so it’s something for them (organisers) to see. I’m definitely Not putting any blame on him, but it’s something to keep an eye on for the future.”
The condition of the outfield will be a matter of concern for both Bangladesh and England ahead of the clash at the same venue on Tuesday. Both sides will be wary of the possibility of injury to players, especially early in the competition, with Jonny Bairstow and Reece Topley among the England players who have suffered serious injuries after slipping over the past 18 months.
“If it was like it was that day, it’s an incredible ground and an incredible place to bat,” Livingstone said on Saturday. “It’s a great place to play cricket and it’s always nice to go back to a place where you have good memories. Hopefully it’ll be good for me.”
The stadium is approximately 1500 meters above sea level. “Because of the height, the ball flies really well,” Livingstone said. “It makes you more confident to handle the boundaries: they’re not that big here anyway, and the height makes it better with the power we have in our line-up. It’s definitely better as a batsman, standing there “Helps you stay in knowing you can get help from the fielders.”