Oz batting can be put under pressure: Zaheer Khan
"This Australian batting can be put under pressure. We are getting them under pressure but letting off a little bit. We have a few areas to look into and I'm sure we would be alright in upcoming matches," said Zaheer.
"We were fantastic as a bowling unit in Melbourne. Everyone chipped in. In Sydney the wicket changed after the first day. It was a bit different, and it's not an excuse, but anybody could see it. The nip and movement in the pitch wasn't the same. But we are looking forward to (this Test) and I am confident as a bowling unit we can take 20 wickets," he added.
Zaheer said although Ricky Ponting scored a century in the second Test in Sydney, he didn't look the same old batsman he used to be. "All I can say is that he (Ponting) applied himself well. But the Ricky Ponting of old...the flair is different now. He was more of a grinder and it wasn't his natural game. But a hundred is a hundred and all credit to him."
The 33-year-old swing bowler admitted that the team's plans did not work out in Sydney but had little doubt that the side would perform well in Perth. "Sydney didn't work out according to plan. It was tough