Brett Lee feels Australian pace attack will decide the fortunes of Ashes

Tuesday 18 April 2017 a week ago 16   Multan   Print

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Report  Web desk : MUMBAI: Australiaan pace attack, emboldened by the return of “once in a generation” bowler Pat Cummins, could prove the difference between the sides in this year’s Ashes series against England, former paceman Brett Lee told Reuters. Steve Smith’s side already boast tearaway paceman Mitchell Starc along with the precision of Josh Hazlewood. Cummins returned to test cricket in India after more than five years in the wilderness, replacing injured spearhead Starc and taking eight wickets from the final two matches in Ranchi and Dharamsala. His successful comeback has only bolstered Australia’s already formidable pace resources. What Pat Cummins can bring is pace, aggression, control and anything between that. He is a once in a generation bowler and you have got to harness that amazing talent, Lee said in an interview at a Mumbai hotel overlooking the Arabian Sea. The 23-year-old right-armer showed good control and generated enough pace even on the docile surfaces in India to trouble the hosts batsmen. (01)