Also, don't be afraid to bowl the odd spell over the wicket to a left-hander. ... a doosra would probably be superfluous as it might beat the bat of any right-hander by a mile. I have no hesitation in saying that you are the best Australian offie I've seen in nearly 30 years. It will also give you a better chance of hitting off stump. Sydney, December 14. Sunil Gavaskar names his first-choice India wicketkeeper for Test series, AUS vs IND: Cameron Green to make Test debut if he passes concussion test, confirms Justin Langer, India in Australia: Sunil Gavaskar, Allan Border pick Indian players who will be key in Tests, Real Madrid vs. Like Shane Warne, when first brought on to bowl I simply bowled my stock ball, hard-spun and at slightly different paces, to ensure that I stayed in the attack. "That's not for me, Bob," I said. But you have to get your field placement right. I speak regularly with Graeme Swann about offspin in general, and lines. The best offie I saw was Erapalli Prasanna, the little Indian bowler. Why? Nathan Lyon (third right) celebrates dismissing Stuart Broad in England’s second innings. And for a bloke like you, who really spins and bounces your stock offbreak, a doosra would probably be superfluous as it might beat the bat of any right-hander by a mile. Nathan Lyon has played just two T20Is till date, and they came within 33 months of each other. "I bowl offbreaks. A hard-spun delivery curves away a bit and that helps to create a gap between bat and pad. Against the left-handers you need to bowl a straighter line, that is, middle, middle and leg, so that if they miss you might hit off stump. Spin the ball hard, mix up the pace, follow your instincts. Keep spinning hard and follow your instincts. Jim Laker bowled an undercutter but some turned a good way and some went like a legcutter. His square spinner gets him wickets. Full name Nathan Michael Lyon. Memo to Nathan Lyon. Fact or myth: Does twilight really make a difference in day-night Tests? Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has lofty plans to join a select few greats to snare 500 Test wickets, with India the next team in his sights. That line, because of the manner in which the ball is coming towards the batsman, hard-spun and dipping, will make it tough for the best left-handers to play you. Yuvraj Singh named in Punjab's 30-man probables' list for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Sometimes the right-hand batsman can snick an offbreak to first slip simply because he has allowed for greater turn in towards him. 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