Adelaide [Australia], December 14 (ANI): Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has said that he likes to keep things simple and he does not make any changes to … Nathan Lyon. The great old leggie Clarrie Grimmett, who got Don Bradman plenty of times in his long career, told me to spin up and rely heavily on my stock ball: if you bowl hard-spun offbreaks on an attacking line and change your pace, you will get wickets. Offspinner Nathan Lyon has refused top divulge any information regarding the plans Australia bowlers have made to deal with a star-studded India batting line-up led by captain Virat Kohli. Like Shane Warne, when first brought on to bowl I simply bowled my stock ball, hard-spun and at slightly different paces, to ensure that I stayed in the attack. 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When you get it right, the ball looks like an offbreak but appears to have less purchase on it. Fact or myth: Does twilight really make a difference in day-night Tests? When that happens, there is a potential catch. Spin hard, drive up and over your braced front leg with a high bowling arm and you can defeat the best batsmen on any track, anywhere, anytime. My greatest practical lesson was bowling to the Nawab of Pataudi in India long ago. Yuvraj Singh named in Punjab's 30-man probables' list for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Ian Chappell took 17 catches off me in Tests, mostly at first slip, and most of those were the result of my getting more over-spin on those particular deliveries, while the batsmen allowed for a greater breadth of turn. I love the way you spin up on the attacking line against the right-handers. I showed Daniel Vettori and Swann the method of bowling a square spinner. Nathan Lyon is 10 wickets short of 400 Test scalps. Nathan Lyon has a better track record against left-handed batsmen in Tests than he does while bowling to the right-handers. During an under-19 match against Tasmania, a batsman drove the ball straight back at him; so powerful the stroke was that the leather ball crashed onto his face, leaving a red bruise under the left eye. 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