The pitch in Ranchi for the third Test between India and Australia.
The pitch in Ranchi for the third Test between India and Australia.

Pitch perfect? You decide

A LEVEL playing field?

Not really, both literally and metaphorically as it turns out when it comes to Australia's tour of India's, lets' say 'interesting' Test match decks.

In Pune, the pitch was condemned as "poor" by the ICC and in Bangalore match referee Chris Broad reported the wicket as "below average".

Now India have taken things to the next level with the track cooked up for Virat Kohli in Ranchi.

Think you can spot a doctored Indian pitch when you see one? Yeah?

Then prove it by answering these five tricky teasers in our Ranchi dirt track challenge ...

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