Former South African batting ace Darryl Cullinan believes the Indian batsmen would do well to cut the additional movement around the crease in Australia.
“You got to be sure-footed. Head has to be still and the bat close to the body,” he told Sportstar ahead of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
The South African explained, “And you have to play the ball as it is released. No predetermined movements. And your feet movement has to be according to the length of the ball.”
Cullinan, now the director of coaching in M.S. Dhoni’s cricket academy at the SRMC’s Sports Medicine Centre here, observed, it was the position of the batsman when the ball was released that held the key.
“You could have a totally different stance like that of Shivnarine Chanderpaul. But when the ball was being released, he…