There have been only ten day-night games at this venue and Sri Lanka achieved the highest successful chase, overhauling India’s 225 in 1997. The highest score by a team batting second under lights is 250. The chasing team has won four out of ten games under lights though.
Mohali pitch expected to help the batsmen… Its a flat wicket and is going to help the seamers more than the spinners… So the side with better fast bowling attack will have the advantage but Indian fans says about Sreesanth & Chawla are strictly no no.
The World Cup has not even started but the complaints have already begun from the touring parties around the nature of the tracks. Two days into the warm-up games, there have been three captains who have raised the issue of the lack of bounce and pace and spin-friendliness of two of the pitches down south.
A day into the series, the Indian batsmen came cropper against the South African pace bowlers on a track that was a tad helpful for the pace bowlers. Batting against a battery of good pace bowling, India never got going and collapsed to a paltry 136 all out.