Courtesy- Sakshi News
New Delhi: Virat Kohli and his men are producing exception cricket in the Down Under and triggering breaking headlines across India and the cricketing world, ably assisted by a handful of Pakistani bowlers who helped the Men In Blue at the nets.
According to reports reaching the Indian Capital, the troika gave the Indians needed net practice before the Sydney test where India posted a respectable 622 for 7 against hosts Australia.
Sanjiv Dubey, an Indian Australian cricket coach and friend of Sanjay Bangar, India’s batting coach helped the Pakistani troika get to the Indians at the nets and helped the batsmen with some hours of practice.
It was an outside support, officially it would not have been possible as current BCCI rules prevent hiring of any support staff from Pakistan.
Harris and Salman - both set to represent Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League this season - bowl consistently above 145kms per hour. The duo, along with Balcoch, who plays pro cricket in Pakistan, were of great help to the Indians.
Probably thanks to them, the Indians could match up to Mitchell Strac, who could claim only Rahane's wicket in 26 overs.