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SAEED AJ­MAL

Pak­istani off- spin­ner Prob­lem In­dian bats­men had prob­lems pick­ing his doosra and gifted away wick­ets. Video anal­y­sis Study re­vealed that he al­ways bowled three

doos­ras in an over, and the last de­liv­ery was of­ten a doosra.

SE­CRET’S OUT

Dur­ing Pak­istan’s tour to In­dia in De­cem­ber 2012, bats­men were able to pick the doos­ras and neu­tralise his wicket- tak­ing abil­ity.

GRAEME SMITH

South African opener Prob­lem Best opener in world cricket, gets big scores once he set­tles in. Video anal­y­sis Team In­dia found he had prob­lems play­ing the cover- drive, and that he strug­gled against left- arm bowlers.

ZA­HEER’S BUNNY

Left- armer Za­heer Khan got Smith’s cru­cial wicket in the 2011 World Cup. He also dis­missed Smith six times in nine Tests.

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