Matthew Hayden was invited by old friend and current coach Justin Langer as the former opener had long chat with the players during their net session at the ACA-VDCA Stadium this afternoon. @Twitter

Matthew Hayden, considered as one of the finest players of spin bowling, on Saturday shared his knowledge with the Australian batsmen on how to tackle slow bowlers like Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.

While Kuldeep has been rested for the two-match T20 series but Australia will be facing Chahal and left-arm spinner Krunal Pandya. (ALSO READ: We will have to be very wary of the bad habits that might creep in during the IPL: Virat Kohli)

Hayden, here in India as a commentator, was invited by old friend and current coach Justin Langer as the former opener had long chat with the players during their net session at the ACA-VDCA Stadium this afternoon.

Hayden was seen demonstrating shot selection to the players as he accompanied the side during their full practice session. (ALSO READ: Perfect opportunity for youngsters to grab ICC World Cup 2019 spots: Aaron Finch)

“It was great obviously to have JL’s (Justin Langer) great mate and a legend of the game come back and someone who’s had so much success here in India as a batsman to to get around to this field the boys and have a good chat was great,” Finch said at the news conference.

Hayden also gave tips on slip catching.

“He was a great slip catcher, so anything that the guys can learn, he was chatting about batting especially at the top of the order stuff.” (India vs Australia Series Preview, VIDEO: Virat Kohli and Co. cannot let ICC World Cup defending champions gain momentum)

Australia have also roped in the Kerala’s left-arm chinaman spinner KK Jiyas and Mumbai leg-spinner Pardeep Sahu in their support staff to help them out with the tricks of playing against the wrist spin.

Earlier during India’s tour Down Under last year, the Aussies were seen with sessions under Steve Waugh, Ricky Ponting and then Shane Warner in the first three Tests. (ALSO READ: Finch targets India series after BBL triumph)

India take on Australia in two Twenty20s and five ODIs in what’s their final international engagements before the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup from May 30.