SA vs IND 2023-24: Stan ‘Gun’ hits back at Rohit Sharma over Newlands pitch issue


Dale Steyn expressed his reaction to Rohit Sharma’s explosive statement.

Rohit Sharma and Dale Steyn. (Image Source: X)

Former South African fast bowler Dale SteynDale Steyn) Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma (Rohit Sharma) has hit back strongly at the explosive press conference regarding the pitch of Newlands Cricket Ground.

In fact, Rohit Sharma had recently targeted the ICC and the match referee regarding the Newlands pitch during the second Test match played between South Africa and India in Cape Town. A total of 23 wickets fell on the first day in the Cape Town Test, regarding which Rohit Sharma gave a befitting reply to those criticizing the pitches prepared for Test matches in India.

Dale Steyn hits back at Rohit Sharma’s statement on Newlands pitch

The captain of Team India had said that if the same thing happens in India, then people create ruckus about it and criticize it, but if the same thing happens from Australia to South Africa, then the ICC and the match referee close their eyes to it. Let’s do it. The hitman also said that he is eager to see what kind of rating is given to the Newlands Cricket Ground.

Read here: SA vs IND 2023-24: After Cape Town Test, Rohit Sharma accuses ICC and match referees of duplicity regarding pitch rating in India

Now Dale Steyn expressed his reaction on this explosive statement and said that why are people so afraid of cracks. The great South African fast bowler has defended the Newlands pitch and said that he has played on such pitches where the cracks were wide and cars could be parked there, so there is no point in Rohit Sharma making such a statement. Is.

Why are we so afraid of cracks?

Dale Steyn wrote on X: “Why are we so afraid of cracks? Also think about Sydney and Perth. The cracks are so wide that you can park a car inside them, and yet Test matches there always last for 4 and 5 days! It sucks that a Test match ends so quickly that you don’t even see any sign of a crack. Pitches keep getting worse every day, so let it happen. “Two-day Tests are not Test matches.”

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