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The type and quality of the surface on which matches are played are important in any sport. If we talk about classification, then natural fields are suitable for some players, while artificial ones are suitable for others. Bunsen in cricket refers to the pitches that give spin bowlers an edge, and players of this type can add extra spin to the ball.

Bunsen: the basic meaning

Why are such fields called bunsen? This line came from cricket commentators and arose thanks to the rhymed slang: “Bunsen Burner ‘meaning’ Turner ‘.

Nisha Bhavani
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