New Zealand eying reverse swing to escape India’s spin trap


NEW Zealand will bank heavily on reverse swing to emerge from the trial by spin that awaits them in the test series in India, coach Mike Hesson told a press conference on Tuesday (13 September). The last time India hosted a team, they rolled out turning tracks and flexed their spin muscles to crush South Africa 3-0 in the four-test series last year. Captain Kane Williamson and his men can look forward to a similar treatment in the three-test series beginning in Kanpur on September 22 but their coach sounded upbeat. “It’s a huge component of playing cricket overseas,” a…

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