Flat pitches make Tests boring: Ponting

Published: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 3:35 [IST]
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Sydney: With interests and money already drifting towards Twenty20 cricket, Australian captain Ricky Ponting believes that the kind of pitches on which Test matches are being played these days have taken away the excitement from the five-day games.

''I just think Test cricket is probably not as exciting anymore because of the wickets that we're playing on,'' Ponting was quoted as saying by the Sydney Morning Herald.

''People would rather watch a game in Perth than they would in Antigua. There's much more happening," he said.


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