After thrashing the Virat Kohli-led side by a whopping 333 runs in the four-match series opener in Pune, the visitors head to Bengaluru with a 1-0 series lead and genuine hope of claiming just their second series triumph in India in almost five decades.
Gillespie said that although
"I think it'd be unlikely (they'd make any changes). I think the only guy under pressure to keep his spot will be Mitchell Marsh, who didn't bowl in the Test and is the back-up for the seamers. I think Mitch will stay in; he made 31 in the second innings in a low-scoring game so he's probably done enough, just, to hang on," cricket.com.au quoted Gillespie as saying.
Insisting that Maxwell is an `underrated long-form` player, Gillespie said that the former has the ability to judge length very quickly and, therefore he could be quite fearless and take the attack to the Indian spinners.
"But if they feel they can get away with two seamers, I'd be tempted to potentially play someone like Maxwell. He's a fine player of spin (and) I think he's an underrated long-form player," Gillespie said.
"The reason I say that is he judges length very quickly and that's the key to batting. And I think on these surfaces he could be quite fearless and take the attack to the Indian spinners. And I think he could do a decent job," he added.
Meanwhile, the loss ended
The two sides will lay their second match from March 4 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru....