Ravichandran Ashwin and Nathan Lyon are the saviors of the Indian and Australian cricket teams when it comes to building pressure on the opposite side. The ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21 has been doomed to be crucial for spinners from the first test match. Both Ashwin and Lyon have performed exceptionally well in the matches. Currently, India’s top off-spinner Ashwin is the lead wicket-taker in the series with 10 wickets under his name.
Ashwin has a Desire to Learn New Things: Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane praised the efforts of Ravichandran Ashwin and stated that the off-spinner has a desire to learn and implement new things to bag wickets and strengthen the bowling attack of the Indian team. Ashwin has been dominant to Australia’s captain Steve Smith.
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Nathan Lyon Might Dominate the Third Test Match
Nathan Lyon is dubbed as one of the effective off-spinners of the Australian cricket team. Lyon typically implements mixed line strategies and wider length deliveries, which gave him a proven track record in traditional 22 yards. However, the Australian off-spinner also praised the performance of R. Ashwin in the two matches of the test series.
Ashwin Bowls Straight line to Australian Batters
Nathan Lyon praised the strategies of R. Ashwin and stated that the Indian off-spinner bowls straight line deliveries to the Australian batting order. The batting order has not come up with a strategy to counter the attack of the offie.
SCG Cricket Ground Will Favour Spinners
The third test match of the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21 will be played at SCG. The ground has been a blessing for spinners as the pitch allows quick movements of the ball. All eyes will be focused on N. Lyon from Australia and R. Ashwin from India. It is expected that the performance of spinners will be the turning point of the match.
Steve Smith Might Execute Special Game plan against Ashwin
Steve Smith had a hard time dealing with the exceptional deliveries by Ashwin. The Indian off-spinner bowled out the Australian captain with ease. Since Ashwin is the leading wicket-taker, taking him lightly will be the biggest mistake of the Australian team. Indian team might expect special strategies and game plan against their top off-spinner.
Spinners Will Dominate the Test Match at Brisbane
Off spinners have been crucial for both the teams in the ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21. Both the teams have won a single test match, and the next two text matches will be important in terms of the final result. It is expected that Lyon and Ashwin will have crucial roles in the final test match between Australia and India scheduled at Brisbane.