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Srinath says every team must play to its strength

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Bangalore, Feb 13 (PTI) Former India speedster JavagalSrinath today said that on sub-continental wickets, bothspinners and pacers can flourish if they possess specialskills and each side will have to play to its strength if itwants to lift the World Cup starting from February 19.

"Playing with spinners in sub-continent pitches isconducive for any team but spinners will have to have specialskills to do well here. What is important is playing to yourstrength. If you have a good fast bowling unit you should playwith it," said Srinath at a press conference of Gatoradeduring the innings break of India-Australia warm-up game.

Srinath said that some of the teams have quality fastbowlers in their side, who can be successful on Indian tracks.

"India, Australia and South Africa have good fast bowlerswho can be succeed in these conditions. England too have fewvery good fast bowlers," he said.

Stating that India have a good fast bowling attack,Srinath heaped special praise on Zaheer Khan and Ashish Nehra.

"I have tremendous faith in Zaheer''s abilities. Since2003 World Cup, Ashish Nehra too has developed and hasgathered lot of experience in the last seven years. India havegot a very good fast bowling unit," he said.

Story first published: Monday, February 14, 2011, 0:00 [IST]
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