Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden has responded to Ravi Shastri’s taunt during critics of the spin-friendly Nagpur representation for a third Test opposite South Africa, observant “I merit a voice for a raise of cricket” after personification 103 Test matches.
India wrapped adult a compare during Jamtha in dual and half days after bowling out South Africa for a record low 79 in their first innings, finale a Proteas’ nine-year run but a defeat on unfamiliar shores.
As many as 20 wickets fell on Day 2 during a Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, lifting questions about the pitch.
Following Hayden and Glenn Maxwell’s critique of the pitch, India’s group executive Shastri strike out during the Australians.
“Let them lay in Australia and speak about their pitches. Tell them not to rubbish their time about Indian tracks. Come and play here,” Shastri, a former India all-rounder, was quoted as saying.
Taking difference to Shastri’s comments during an eventuality here, Hayden said, “After a 103 Test matches, we merit a voice and I will have that voice for a raise of cricket. And there some superb reactions. For example, Ravi Shastri just said a renouned perspective ‘Go behind home and worry about your own pitches’.”
The 44-year-old pronounced his comments on a representation was made on a basement of amatory a sport.
“Non-Indian commenting on a conditions in India and I reckon substantially 80 percent pronounced ‘mind your business and go back to Australia and worry about your possess country’ that is fair enough.
“But 20 percent of a people that know a game and have a good passion for a game, a criticism like mine whether they like or not is from a bottom of amatory this sport, from a bottom of amatory conditions and also experiencing different conditions opposite a world,” Hayden said.
Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell had progressing described the “minefield” representation as “diabolical” on Twitter, while Hayden was unhappy to “see a peculiarity of Test cricket reduced to what we are witnessing”.