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Indian Cricketers Positive to Put Best Foot Forward against Australia in Test Series

virat3New Delhi, Thursday, November 27 – Since only a few days time is left for the Test series between India and Australia to start, Virat Kohli-led Indian cricketers carry the positive approach and gear up to pocket victory in the overseas. The kind of show the entire team put forward during the first warm-up match against Australia XI is commendable. Not only the batting lineup was able to score runs and confidently faced the bowlers bowling in distinct line and length but also young Indian bowlers showed their talent to build pressure on the opponents in the early overs.

A lot is expected from Varun Aaron, Karn Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami. The graph of expectations surge as soon as a glance is given over the talents of the 26-year-old part-time skipper, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane. Given that most of these players will be the part of World Cup 2015, hopes of the fans definitely soar and reach to the peak. Here is to mention that memories of 2011 cricket carnival is still fresh in everyone’s mind and undoubtedly, it would be forever remain the same. The outstanding performance of Indian players, who performed as a unit, made them lift the World Cup trophy after 28 long years.

Magical performances will be eyed next year as well when top cricket squads will compete against each other in a massive tournament to cruise further into the WC finale. The reason for discussing 50-50 over match alongside Test match format is the foreign pitch, where record of the guest hasn’t been impressive. As it is not easy for any ‘playing XI’ to defeat the ‘men in blue’ in India, likewise, India also face the actual trouble while playing in the abroad where climatic conditions and mood of the pitch are different. As the Test match series in opposition to the strong opponents Australia is to kick in the first week of December, India need to focus on every minute aspect.

Delhi born boy Kohli proved his potential to lead a squad, which comprises both newcomers and experienced players, in the ODI matches vs. Sri Lanka that lately held at Indian grounds. Sri Lanka tour of India turned nightmare as they faced 0-5 defeat. Now, when Kohli has been given the chance to prove his potential in Test cricket, it is possible that he will leave no stone unturned to log triumphs here as well. The task is unquestionably not simple as it might seem in the first look but not to forget that challenges make people stronger and prepare them to pour hundred percent efforts. In view of the fact that second practice match is to begin on Friday, November 28, Kohli’s team is all set to not let go the opportunity of winning it at any cost.

The success prior to February 2015 is certainly important as winners will have the psychological advantage when confront the defeated party in the big show. As of now, all focus is paid on the series against the Aussies, who mourn the untimely death of Phillip Hughes, who met severe internal injury when a Sean Abbott bouncer hit the cricketer’s head. His untimely demise has shocked and shook the cricket fraternity and given rise to several questions over safety regulations. At a stage where Hughes seemed an apt replacement for Michael Clarke, who is fighting with injury, the cricketers from different corners of the world are not able to believe on this saddening news. If truth be told, the chances of Aussies getting back in form are now higher as nothing could be a better tribute to Hughes other than a victory. Fans anticipate an exciting contest between the two teams, which are considered best in various formats of cricket.

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