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Australia vs India: These players can turn the course of the match at Perth
India will face Steve Smith-led Australia in first of five-match ODI series in Perth on Tuesday. (Photo: AP/BCCI)
India will face Steve Smith-led Australia in first of five-match ODI series in Perth on Tuesday. (Photo: AP/BCCI)
R Ashwin’s stock as one of the better modern-day spinners is on rise following a successful 2015 where he scalped 62 Test wickets and finished at top of world rankings in the list of bowlers and all-rounders. The wily off-spinner would pose a lot of questions to Australian batsmen on pitches that would offer bounce. (Photo: BCCI)
R Ashwin’s stock as one of the better modern-day spinners is on rise following a successful 2015 where he scalped 62 Test wickets and finished at top of world rankings in the list of bowlers and all-rounders. The wily off-spinner would pose a lot of questions to Australian batsmen on pitches that would offer bounce. (Photo: BCCI)
For Virat Kohli, the ODI batsman, 2015 did not pan out the way he would have wanted. But India’s Test skipper has enjoyed batting on the Australian wickets in the past and would be keen to have a go at the Australian bowling attack.  (Photo: BCCI)
For Virat Kohli, the ODI batsman, 2015 did not pan out the way he would have wanted. But India’s Test skipper has enjoyed batting on the Australian wickets in the past and would be keen to have a go at the Australian bowling attack. (Photo: BCCI)
Barinder Sran is all set to make his ODI debut following his impressive show in the warm-up games against Australia. Although he has not played a single international game as yet, the Punjab pacer, who was termed as next Zaheer Khan by Yuvraj Singh, would relish bowling on the Australian pitches. (Photo: AFP)
Barinder Sran is all set to make his ODI debut following his impressive show in the warm-up games against Australia. Although he has not played a single international game as yet, the Punjab pacer, who was termed as next Zaheer Khan by Yuvraj Singh, would relish bowling on the Australian pitches. (Photo: AFP)
With Mitchell Johnson retiring from international cricket and Mitchell Starc out with injury, Josh Hazlewood would be leader of Australia’s pace attack. Termed as next Glenn McGrath by many, the tall pacer would pose a great threat to Indian batsmen with his swing, accuracy and bounce. (Photo: AP)
With Mitchell Johnson retiring from international cricket and Mitchell Starc out with injury, Josh Hazlewood would be leader of Australia’s pace attack. Termed as next Glenn McGrath by many, the tall pacer would pose a great threat to Indian batsmen with his swing, accuracy and bounce. (Photo: AP)
ICC Cricketer of the Year 2015, Australian skipper Steve Smith, is churning out runs for fun. While his team has benefited thanks to his form, oppositions, including India, have been at the receiving end of Smith’s assault. (Photo: AP)
ICC Cricketer of the Year 2015, Australian skipper Steve Smith, is churning out runs for fun. While his team has benefited thanks to his form, oppositions, including India, have been at the receiving end of Smith’s assault. (Photo: AP)
Although David Warne has cut down on sledging in the recent past, the Australian vice-captain has been demolishing the bowling attacks for fun. He enjoys batting against Indians and will be looking forward to have another go at them. (Photo: AP)
Although David Warne has cut down on sledging in the recent past, the Australian vice-captain has been demolishing the bowling attacks for fun. He enjoys batting against Indians and will be looking forward to have another go at them. (Photo: AP)