Skipper Rohit Sharma said he is tired of talking about India’s dance moves after the hosts lost the third Test against Australia in a poor Indore tournament on Friday.
“This talk of the pitch is too much. Every time we play in India it’s always about the pitch,” Rohit told reporters after his team’s nine-wicket haul. .
Rohit highlighted the first Test between South Africa and West Indies, which concluded in three days on the Centurion surface on Thursday, saying that the batting friendly tracks, such as Pakistan’s home Test series, produced some “uninteresting” contests.
“People have to play well so that the match lasts for 5 days, the matches don’t last for five days even outside India. Yesterday, in South Africa, the match ended in three days. they need to try to test their skills,” said Rohit.
“It’s not always certain that we play on plains and the results don’t come. In Pakistan, three Test matches were played. People said it was very boring,” he added.
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Pakistan’s recent home Test tour against New Zealnd ended in a draw as the grounds were criticized by many for over-batting.
Lyon returned figures of 11-99, and his eight wickets in India’s second innings gave Australia victory.
The win was only Australia’s second in Tests in India since 2004 and skipper Steve Smith said he was relishing the challenge.
“I prefer this to a really flat wicket that goes on for five days and can be frustrating in conditions,” he said.
“Something always happens on these wickets – you have to work hard for your runs.”
The final Test of the series starts on Thursday in Ahmedabad.
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