Travis Head seeks Harry Nielsen's advice to handle Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin

Dec 03 2018 10:36 AM
Travis Head seeks Harry Nielsen's advice to handle Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin

The cricket fans are very excited to witness the Test series is to be played between Indian and Australia. This four-match contest, starting with the opening match at Adelaide on December 6. Team India will look to meet their dream of winning a Test series on Australian soil. On the other hand Australia will focus on reponding effectively to excellent batting order of India. Taking about bowling attack, it is Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who can become a threat for the hosts.

Now, Left-handed batsman Travis Head will turn to his junior South Australian team-mate Harry Nielsen for advice to tackle Ashwin. The 24-year-old Australian has been guaranteed a spot in the Playing XI for the opening Test.

However, Head felt that left-hander Nielsen handled "world-class bowler" Ashwin pretty well in the lone tour match and, therefore, he is planning to have word with him ahead of the opening Test. cricket.com.au quoted Head as saying, Harry played well against him yesterday so when he gets home off the plane I'll have a word to him. He's a world-class bowler, but I think we've got some world-class batters as well. So I think it'll be a good contest.

 

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