Ahead of Australia`s first Super Eight clash against India, batsman Michael Hussey on Wednesday said the team is chalking out an appropriate strategy to cope with the variety of spinners on offer by the 2007 World Twenty20 Champions.
Simon Taufel will step down from the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, which runs until October 7, to take up the new role of Umpire Performance and Training Manager, the ICC said on Wednesday.
Perennial under-achievers at big-ticket ICC events, South Africa will start their campaign to shed the `chokers` tag when they take on minnows Zimbabwe in their opening Group C match of the World Twenty20 on Thursday.
In a throwback to the Gary Kirsten days when the then India coach would always help Sachin Tendulkar with throwdowns, the Nondescripts Cricket Club (NCC) ground here today witnessed Yuvraj Singh going through the same routine with fielding coach Trevor Penney.
Fully aware that bowling is one of his team`s weak points, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday indicated that he could opt for five specialist bowlers in future if the part-timers don`t perform as per expectations.