ICC World Twenty20: Indian pacers ignore 'Mannequin Training' technique

Bowling coach Joe Dawes has imported a giant seven feet mannequin from Australia - his homeland, but the Indian bowlers do not appear to appreciate his 'out of the box' training method, ahead of the ICC World Twenty20.

updated: March 16, 2014 19:26 IST
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Fatullah: India's bowling coach Joe Dawes has been under-fire for quite sometime as his 'out of the box' coaching methods are simply not working and there was a distinct lack of energy evident among the Indian players ahead of their ICC World Twenty20 warm-up tie against Sri Lanka on Monday. (Note: Adjoining is a representational image only)

None of the Indian bowlers practiced against the giant seven feet mannequin that was positioned on one of the centre strips at Khan Saheb Osmani Stadium here on Sunday, specifically for the faster bowlers. (Also read: 'Virat Kohli destined for greatness')

The red and black coloured mannequin resembled exactly Ajay Jadeja's stance with a slight backlift when the bowler is on delivery stride.

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