Manchester: The deciding match of the five-match Test series between India and England will be played at Manchester ground from Friday (September 10). Before the fifth test, a good news is coming out for Team India. Actually, BCCI has shared the photo of the pitch of Manchester’s Old Trafford ground on social media. Looking at the picture of the pitch that has come out, it seems that this pitch will also be the best for batting like the pitch of the fourth test match.
Good news for Team India
This picture is a picture taken from a distance, but the pitch can be seen clearly in the middle. From a distance it appears that there is no grass on it, which indicates that it will be suitable for batting. The weather, which has received a lot of attention, is looking good. Blue sky and sun indicate that the weather is pleasant and that is exactly what fans want.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 8, 2021
Manchester pitch photo surfaced
Let us tell you that Team India had registered a historic victory by defeating England by 157 runs in the fourth Test match played at The Oval. With this win, India took an unassailable 2-1 lead in the five-match Test series. Now if the fifth and last Test match to be held in Manchester is also drawn, then India will win the series.
Team India has been playing since 1936 at Old Trafford, Manchester. The Indian team has played 9 Test matches here (1936-2014) so far. During this, he had to face defeat in four matches. There itself. 5 Tests left for a draw. That is, it has been 85 years, but India has not yet got victory against the British on this ground.
India’s record in Manchester
Hosts England have played a total of 81 Test matches in Manchester so far, in which they have won 31 matches and lost 15. At the same time, 35 matches did not yield any result. The Indian team played its last Test match in Manchester during the 2014 tour. Then he had to face a crushing defeat at the hands of England by an innings and 54 runs.