Sri Lanka Check loss affords classes for India tour: Pat Cummins | Cricket Information – Occasions of India


GALLE: Australia skipper Pat Cummins on Monday stated the expertise of enjoying Exams on two vastly completely different pitches in Sri Lanka could be very important to their preparations for touring India subsequent yr.
The vacationers went all the way down to Sri Lanka by an innings and 39 runs on day 4 of the second Check in Galle after being bundled out for 151 in simply over a session.
The efficiency comes 10 days after Australia hammered the hosts inside three days of the opener on a viciously turning observe on the identical venue.
Australia’s 1-1 end result within the island nation comes after their 1-0 Check triumph in Pakistan in March, and India is subsequent on their sub-continental journey, with 4 five-day video games scheduled in February-March 2023.
“Completely, final week and this week,” Cummins stated on taking classes from Sri Lanka to India.
“I believe half our batting lineup and half our bowling lineup hasn’t performed loads over right here within the sub-continent. So the expertise on these two vastly completely different wickets, I believe we received a number of classes out of it to take to India subsequent yr.”
He added: “In Australia almost definitely you solely play one spinner, so within the background you are attempting to arrange a few different guys so that they get the possibility over in India.”
Spin performed an enormous half within the two Exams, with Sri Lankan debutant Prabhat Jayasuriya returning a match haul of 12 wickets within the last recreation.

Batsmen additionally had their say on a flatter Galle wicket within the second encounter as Sri Lanka’s Dinesh Chandimal hit an unbeaten 206 and former Australia captain Steve Smith made 145 not out.
Cummins stated the crew was going dwelling higher ready to deal with challenges on away excursions.
“We turned up figuring out it is a powerful place to win sequence and video games over right here,” stated Cummins.
“So to come back away with a sequence draw, the identical crew that received final week. It is perhaps a actuality examine that it is powerful enjoying away from dwelling. And (the loss) makes for extra studying than after a win.”
Nathan Lyon lived as much as his billing because the lead spinner and starred with a match haul of 9 wickets within the first Check.
Marnus Labuschagne, along with his 149 sequence runs, second solely to Smith’s 151, and Cameron Inexperienced stood out on the Australian batting entrance on their first tour to Sri Lanka.
Cummins stated taking powerful calls like conserving out premier tempo bowler Josh Hazlewood to get the precise steadiness of the crew was key on sub-continent pitches.
“You see that with the bowlers, somebody like Joshy Hazlewood sitting on the bench. Glenn Maxwell was a dialog round his batting for this recreation,” stated Cummins.
“The problem with enjoying in Asia is until you give individuals a go, you do not know how somebody like a Greeny can come out and present he is as much as the duty. Others would possibly take a bit longer. So I believe it is hanging that steadiness.”