Bowlers get tips from Lillee, Krebs
Australian pace guru Dennis Lillee and acclaimed physical and mental movement expert Charles Krebs today interacted with India's top pace bowlers.
Updated: February 25, 2007 10:52 IST
Bangalore:Australian pace guru Dennis Lillee and acclaimed physical and mental movement expert Charles Krebs today interacted with India's top pace bowlers at a pre-season camp as part of efforts by new Coach Greg Chappell to fine-tune their skills. Lillee, Director of Chennai-based MRF Pace Foundation, and Krebs spent time with the speedsters in action this afternoon at National Cricket Academy and assessed their performance, in the presence of Chappell. Chappell, who assumed charge last month, said the issues pointed out by Lillee and Foundation's Chief Coach T A Sekar, who accompanied him, would be followed-up. Former India speedster Javagal Srinath, who is associated with the Foundation, was also seen involved and giving a few tips to the bowlers. Lillee, who was here only for a day, recorded bowlers' action would the watch video tapes and reinforce his points to them, Chappell said. The new coach left no one in doubt that he was keen to take everybody along to make India a champion side. "I am hoping that today is the starting day for increasing the relationship between team India, MRF Pace Foundation, NCA... getting everyone to work together for the thing we all want â€“ a strong Indian team." After a nearly two-hour interaction in the middle, Lillee told reporters that in particular, it was important that the bowlers' actions were good, and also the efforts were to make sure that chances of injury were reduced. (PTI)