Preparing up for a ‘high voltage game’ against New Zealand, Australian national cricket team coach Darren Lehmann has stated that his team has got some tactics for the big-hitting Kiwis captain Brendon McCullum, as the two sides are gearing up to lock horns on Saturday.
Stuff.co.nz reported, Brendon McCullum’s dazzling 77 runs from 25 balls against England in Wellington is the best innings of the ICC World Cup so far and Darren Lehmann is relying on the extra pace attack to handle the Kiwi captain. Lehmann added that Brendon McCullum does strike the balls a long way and further said that the New Zealand captain took the match on. He said that Brendon McCullum plays a high-risk match. He also said that there is a little bit of a difference between 135 kilometers per hour and 145-150 kilometers per hour coming at the batsman.
It would be a great challenge for both teams, the Australian coach said. He said that Kiwi skipper is going to surely come at Australia and they have got some tactics for the captain.
Lehmann stated that it is going to be very exciting, persisting that New Zealand have been playing pretty well. He said that it is going to be exciting to see how New Zealand play against Australia, and added that he is sure they would be really belligerent, so he persisted that it is going to be a ‘cracker match’.
The report added that Australia and New Zealand have started their World Cup crusades on winning notes and would now handle each other on Saturday in their World Cup fight at the Eden Park.