Former New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has said that he sees shades of Chris Gayle in Abhishek Sharma.

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has joined Australia as their spin consultant for the white-ball series in Pakistan.

Cricket Australia confirmed Vettori has joined the coaching set-up, and the 43-year old will serve as a spin-bowling consultant where the visitors will play three ODIs and a T20I.

He will work with the players in Melbourne before the team leaves for Pakistan.

Vettori’s most recent coaching assignment was as the spin bowling coach for Bangladesh between 2019 and 2021. He had worked with Australia in 2017.

Vettori has taken 362 Test wickets, 305 ODI wickets, and 38 T20I wickets for the Kiwis in international cricket.

He was also associated as a coach with Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Barbados Royals at the Indian Premier League and Caribbean Premier League, respectively.

The ODIs between Pakistan and Australia will be played on March 29, March 31, and April 2, followed by a one-off T20I scheduled on April 5.

Leave a comment

Cancel reply