“Australian grounds are twice the size of England grounds anyway that’s why there are less sixes from the Australian players. Who cares? Both teams have got to bat,” Healy said.
Former Australia cricketer Ian Healy believes that England should now not suppose that shorter boundaries will provide them an greater gain in the upcoming Ashes 2023. Notably, Ben Stokes-led facet has been extraordinarily profitable in the current previous courtesy of ‘Bazball’ – their aggressive manufacturer of cricket, which has viewed them triumphing collection in opposition to New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and the rescheduled Test towards India in 2021.
However, Healy is now not concerned about England’s new approaches as he referred to that the Aussie pacers will anyway bowl bouncers to hassle the English batters. The 59-year-old additionally cited that each group will finally in an identical floor and the notion of having shorter boundaries will no longer assist one unique team.
“Boundaries are the least of their (Australian team) worries. Why would they bother?
There’s no want for that. Mis-hits will go for six, however it really is okay. Lots of cutting-edge mis-hits go for six anyway. I do not sense it truly is something however clogging up your idea and overthinking too badly. They would understand we’re going to soar them. We’re coming at their armpits and their chest logos. So get your chest guards on. They’re going to make these square-of-the-wicket boundaries a little bit shorter so a mis-hit pull or hook may carry,” Healy cited whilst speakme to SENQ Breakfast.
“What a load of junk. Australian grounds are twice the dimension of England grounds anyway it is why there are much less sixes from the Australian players. Who cares? Both groups have bought to bat,” Healy brought whilst speaking to Big Sports Breakfast.
Notably, underneath ICC regulations, boundaries have to be between fifty nine to eighty two metres from the centre of the wicket, with the host board (ECB in this case) and floor group of workers deciding the placement of the boundary rope.
The Ashes will commence on June sixteen at Edgbaston observed by means of the 2nd Test from June 28. The 1/3 one will begin on July 6, whilst the fourth and fifth Test will begin from July 19 and 27, respectively.