Teen leg-spinner sets Aussie tongues wagging

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Teenage leg-spinner Tanveer Sangha is rapidly making a sanction for himself connected the Australian cricket scene.

The 19-year-old - who volition crook 20 connected Friday - was the prima of the amusement connected Marsh Cup debut for NSW connected Wednesday.

Sangha took 4-21 disconnected 7.2 overs to assistance rotation Victoria for 170 - a monstrous 174 runs abbreviated of the people the Blues had acceptable successful dreary conditions astatine the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Sangha was not required to bat arsenic his teammates amassed 7-344, amazingly with lone 1 subordinate surpassing 50, and nary reaching triple figures.

The young tweaker has surely enjoyed a blistery commencement to beingness arsenic a nonrecreational cricketer.

Tanveer Sangha of New South Wales celebrates the wicket of Matt Short of Victoria. (Getty)

Fans person seen him playing for Sydney Thunder successful the T20 Big Bash League successful erstwhile seasons, but present he's plying his commercialized successful due cricket with performances that volition impressment the close radical astatine the apical of the game.

In his debut Sheffield Shield innings past period helium took 3-44 for the Blues. In his 2nd red-ball lucifer helium took 4-75.

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Australia has been crying retired for a prime leg-spinner since Shane Warne retired successful 2007.

Test fable Mark Taylor precocious told Wide World of Sports of his concern astir a dearth of spinners putting unit connected Nathan Lyon for the occupation successful the Australian team.

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