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Cricket Pitch


It is essential for any cricketer to understand the cricketing pitch and its dimension.

If you had seen a cricket match the first coverage or analysis done is about the pitch and it plays a vital role as far as the result of the match is concerned.

Through the pitch analysis you can predict the runs that can be scored and wickets than can be taken.

The Captain who wins the toss take a decision based on the pitch the match is going to be played.

The cricket pitch is laid on the center of the cricketing field between the wickets which is of 22 yards (20.12 m) long and 10 feet (3.05 m) wide.

The surface is flat and normally covered with extremely short grass. Towards the end of the pitch the grass is removed for better grip.

You can find the below markings on the cricket pitch

Return Crease
Bowling Crease
Wicket or Stumps 
Popping or Batting Crease

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