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These are some of the highly subjective however intriguing issues with supporters having varying opinions on both sides of the aisle, so to speak. Having said that, these ought to be addressed in one way or another to avoid constroversies and complaints that so frequently arise.



Pitch Surface

No two pitches can be similar in characteristics and performance and this adds to the appeal and mystique of the game. Groundsmen have different preferred variations of methods which also contribute to unique properties of pitch.

But perhaps an effort can be made to create a surface that would offer a balanced competition and opportunity for both teams.

There have always been complaints about pitches by visiting teams. Home teams historically have the right to have a pitch that suits their strengths and strikes at opposition’s weaknesses so winning or losing the coin toss becomes vital.

This raises a question about fairness and neutrality of that practice. Does a home team have carte blanche when it comes to pitch surface? Should a visiting team have any say or right in it?

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