Australian spinners look to English help for India Test

The pressure on Lyon is more after national selector John Inverarity's comments that the 25-year-old was not anymore a certainty in the team.

updated: February 01, 2013 23:31 IST
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Sydney: Australian spinners Nathan Lyon and Xavier Doherty are analysing the performance of their English counterparts in India ahead of the four-match Test series in the sub-continent later in the month.

Lyon and Doherty are the frontline spinners in the 17-man squad announced for the tour of India beginning in Chennai February 22.

Though the Indians are considered great players of spin, the Australian duo have taken heart from Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar's show which helped England script a historic series win in India.

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