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Wrist spinners will have a big role to play: Agar

Modified 19 Dec 2019, 10:55 IST

WA v VIC - Sheffield Shield: Day 1

Chennai, Sep 15 (PTI) Australia's spin-bowling allrounder Ashton Agar today said wrist spinners will have a big role to play in the five-match ODI series against India starting here on Sunday.

Speaking about the impact of wrist spinners in limited- overs cricket, Agar said: "They (leggies) are a really valuable asset in limited-overs cricket because they can spin the ball both ways.

"When it is night time it can be harder to pick up the wrong 'uns. In general, they are wicket-taking bowlers. They are good attacking options and can be hard to get away," he told reporters here ahead of Australia's training session.

Referring to his own teammate Adam Zampa and the two wrist spinners in the Indian line-up -- Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav, Agar said, "I think they will have a big role in the series, to be fair. There are three of them at the moment. I think they can certainly put more on the ball.

"They don't need more of the spin friendly wicket to spin the ball and they are all pretty clever, the three leg- spinners

Published 15 Sep 2017, 15:06 IST
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