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Old July 16, 2010, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Miraz
Very simple correlation. Moist air will make a bouncy wicket bouncier but has little impact on dead batting tracks.

Moist air means the moisture on the wicket will be retained for longer time and that helps in greater purchase (lift) from the wicket.
all true but the quality of soil is very important too, I'm not sure deltaic bangladesh's entel mati will create bouncy tracks if moist, most likely you will see slow sticky wickets. perhaps BCB needs to get soil from inner hilly areas.
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