Former Indian legend makes a big statement about Virat Kohli

INDvBAN Virat Kohli's men stamp their authority by thrashing Bangladesh in the one-off Test

In 2012 when India toured Australia, Hussey scored a brilliant 150 not out. And now India will have the final litmus test ahead of them as winning a Test series against the mighty Australia is not going to be a cake walk for the in-form Indian team. "India will be a huge challenge for both players but I am sure they are very determined to have an impact on the series".

"In the sub-continent, you don't have that bounce, you don't have that seam, you don't have that carry". So, Virat Kohli who is the current India test team skipper thought that the team should unchanged for upcoming competition.

After India's series of stupendous performances in Test cricket, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the 16-member India Test squad against Australia starting February 23. But the biggest challenge awaits them now, the mighty Australians.

"I guess the last four years since I've been here, I have had a pretty good run as a batter". Before the series against South Africa, Australia had lost 3-0 to Sri Lanka.

Lyon, on the other hand, has been coached to suit the Aussie conditions where spinners are encouraged to get their wrists over the top of the ball more to create drop and get the ball gripping on the seam. Work on the ball, the wicket's going to be abrasive and after a while it will go reverse swing.

"But once again the challenge for Australia will be spin". I have different game plans where I play and how I play spin.

Team India under Aggressive Captain Virat Kohli now holds the 19-match unbeaten streak.


India needs seven wickets to seal the Test while the visitors must score another 356 to win - or bat out three more sessions to save the match.

"It will be hard to beat India with pace alone on these slow wickets". "If they want to get into a battle verbally, if that gets the best out of them, then go for it". The great Warne backed them up.

Both are proven performers, though, with Starc tallying 143 wickets from his 34 Tests, and Hazlewood 109 from 26.

Not always hitting the seam but sometimes the shiny side of the ball. The "the best batsman in Test cricket" debate usually revolves around these 4 batsmen and it's good to see that they share a very healthy competition among them.

It's easily the toughest tour in worldwide cricket.

"I think each of our individuals play the way that they play", Smith said.

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