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Cricket news - Ross Taylor excited about McLean Park's international return

With the transformation of the ground and especially the 22-yard strip, even New Zealand are wary of how it would play.

McLean Park is the host of the first " One-Day International (ODI) between new Zealand and India on Wednesday (23. January). Central districts " home ground to witness international cricket after two summers, when she abandoned lost their status, when a game against Australia was, and the other with South Africa was moved to Hamilton.

Ross Taylor plays for the Central districts, is pleased to be able to play at his home ground. But the batsman suggested that the support may not be similar to that of playing against some of the other countries.

"India come here, they are a powerhouse," he said. "The NZ Indian community to come and support you, and often there are as many Indians in the lot of Kiwis.

"In some situations, there is more. It's great to play in front of a Packed house, and many of these Fans back in new Zealand, if India is no longer in the country."

The place lost its international status in February 2017 and, since then, the city Council has worked very hard to get the ground fit again. It has invested a lot to upgrade the venue, in particular, the turf, drainage and irrigation systems.

"They had a few dramas, but it looks like the floor and the place is good, nick," said Taylor.

With the transformation of the earth and especially to the 22-yard strip, also in new Zealand careful, how would it play. A few 2018-19 Super Smash games have been hosted in the past, played 225 207.

"I've been here for a while," Taylor said. "I saw the game on TV the other night, I think it was the second time they had played. She said it would be a bit more difficult than it was the other day, but it is always a nice ground to play, and you still need to up the sum-conditions.

"Sometimes, teams go a little to hard to early, still trying to figure out what is a par overall, and not getting too far ahead of yourself. You have yet to earn the right to score over 300, but there are times when you can score of below 300 and win games."

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