29 Aug 2012

Black Caps adopt can't beat them, join them approach

7:54 am on 29 August 2012

If you can't beat them, then copy them is the approach the New Zealand cricketers are taking ahead of the second test against India starting in Bangalore on Friday.

The Black Caps on going struggles against spin bowling were further highlighted by the innings and 115 run first test loss in Hyderabad.

Batsman Kane Williamson says combatting the Indian spinners is the focus ahead of the second test and they're trying to learn a few lessons from the way the Indian batsmen play, although that means going against everything they've been taught.