Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Thursday 13 Jun 2024 World Cup 2011: Batsmen should adjust to all kinds of pitches 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.