PCB-appointed Australian pitches expert to arrive in Pakistan on July 15

Source: PCB

LAHORE: Australian pitches expert with 26-year experience will arrive in Pakistan on July 15 for inspection of local pitches and outfields besides giving consultancy to local curators on pitch-making techniques.

According to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Damien Hough, head curator of Adelaide Oval, will arrive in Lahore tomorrow on a two-week tour of the country during which he will also visit Karachi, Rawalpindi and Multan.

Australian expert will carry out inspection of outfields and pitches squares as well during his visit to local stadiums.

Hough will deliver lectures on pitch preparations and the basic methodology of pitch making for all three formats of the game to local curators, coaches, and city cricket associations, before his departure on July 28.

Furthermore, the Australian expert will also share his knowledge with local pitch curators regarding the introduction of day/night pitches for Test cricket.

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