Aussies find duplicate Indian Spinner to practice Indian Spin for upcoming Test Series. R Ashwin has always been a visiting team’s biggest challenge. The Aussies are aware of the dangers the spinner brings with them and will bring an approach to spin-friendly Indian pitches. With 21 Wickets to his credit, Ashwin was the second-best wicket-taker at the 2017 Border Gavaskar Trophy in India, behind competitor Ravindra Jadeja.
India won the series 2-1 at home and even won back-to-back India vs Australia Test series. Australia is preparing for the India Spin Challenge with a plan to prepare for the tweaker in Tamil Nadu. The Australian team management hired a 21-year-old weirdo. Mahesh Pithiya admits his uncanny resemblance to Ashwin.
Australia currently occupies Number one in Test cricket. They aim to repeat their streak from 2004 when they last won a Test series on Indian soil. Roulette Mahesh Pithiya, due to his uncanny resemblance to Ashwin. Australia is currently number one in the test. They want to repeat their exploits from 2004 when they last won a Test series on Indian soil.
The first game starts on February 9th in Nagpur. Expecting Spin to play a big part in the four-round series, visitors have opted for custom courses and enlisted the services of Pithiya to get used to Ashwin’s action.
” Of all the stops Australia prepared for their trip to India, the most notable feature of the first training session of their test tour was the presence of a duplicate Ravichandran Ashwin,” reads a cricket.com report.au
With the front spin taking center stage on Thursday, Pithiya stood out among the local netties. He played tirelessly and virtually non-stop all day, worrying the likes of Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, and, Travis Head who had long batting sessions.
Who is Mahesh Pithiya?
Interestingly, Pithiya did not see the Ashwin Bowl until he was 11 years old. He grew up in Junagadh, Gujarat didn’t have access to television when he finally saw the Indian ace in action against the West Indies in 2013, he began to adore him.
The youngster, who made his first-class debut for Baroda in December, was flown in for the four-day training camp at KSCA Ground in Australia near Allure after her photos circulated online. It was Pritesh Joshi, one of the bowlers who bowl Australian batsmen with the help of the ‘side arm’, that first caught Pithiya’s assistant Andre Borovec’s eye.
He also organized a camp for Mehrotra Shashank, a left-handed spinner who played first-class cricket in Hyderabad. In the coming days, this will at least help Australians accept the visual cues of the world’s top test driver,” the report reads.
If not, how is the Australian team preparing for the tests in India? Self-proclaimed football specialist Khaleel Shariff has worked with many Indian Premier League teams (IPL) and is known as the coach of Andrew McDonald and Vettori as he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The other tests will be held in New Delhi (February 17-21), Dharamsala (March 1), and Ahmedabad (March 9 -13).