We'll be ready for the Ashes.
An ECB pitch panel was convened after the umpires reported the surface used during the Friends Provident Trophy match between Glamorgan and Essex, a little over seven weeks before the first Test against Australia.
Maynard, whose team have been handed a two-point fine held over until the 2010 competition, said: "I've played on a lot of wickets worse than the one we used and they haven't been marked as poor.
"s It was a shame and we are going to wait now and decide whether we want to appeal the decision. All I can say is that I was very surprised to see a wicket like that marked as poor.
"The inspectors came when we played Lancashire and the pitch was marked as above average."
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|Publication:||Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)|
|Date:||May 20, 2009|
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