Yusuf Pathan is a match-winner: Trevor Bayliss

Bayliss also admitted that the Kolkata Knight Riders' think-tank was mulling over playing Brendon McCullum against Chennai Super Kings on Saturday.

updated: April 19, 2013 20:07 IST
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Kolkata: Yusuf Pathan may be going through a lean phase in his career, but Kolkata Knight Riders coach Trevor Bayliss has no doubt about big-hitting allrounder's ability and said he is a match-winner.

"Having watched him at the nets, I think he's striking the ball better than last year. He looks more confident than last year," said Bayliss on the eve of Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings IPL match here.

"He is a match-winner when he comes off, there's no doubt about it. I'm trying to work with Yusuf to find what's the best way to go for him and score runs."

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