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Officials have no fear over New York cricket surface  – IRIE FM



The International Cricket Council (ICC) officials task with overseeing the pitches being used at a temporary Stadium in New York for the upcoming Men’s T20 World Cup, say they have no fear over the surface being laid. 

The finishing touches are being applied to the 34,000-seat Stadium in Eisenhower Park in Nassau County, East of Manhattan, with the tournament just over a fortnight away.

Four drop-in pitches are now in place at the venue which is set to host eight World Cup matches, including a highly-anticipated meeting between India and Pakistan.

Six other drop-in pitches have also been installed in nearby practice facilities.

The two other grounds in the United States being used to stage matches – in Texas and Florida – already have natural turf wickets in place.

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