Virat Kohli dancing down the track is pure eargasm!

Virat Kohli dancing down the track is pure eargasm!

"But at the same time I would like to respect the opposition".

"In England I got a couple good starts 80-odd in Nottingham and another half-century in Southampton". Not even a rejuvenated Kapil and Manoj Prabhakar proved incisive enough a combination to be able to bowl Australia out cheaply enough. India had misplaced their first two encounters however they returned to salvage a draw within the ultimate two clashes. "They are fine to go".

Australia could give a debut to in-form opener Marcus Harris, likely to partner Aaron Finch at the top of the order with Usman Khawaja appearing to be sufficiently recovered from knee surgery to come in at No. 3.

"We know the talent Mitch has".

"I think that's even more important, to know that you've performed in a certain place and you know how to get runs there".

"He needs to act better to situations than what we have seen in England and South Africa".

But scoring runs against the likes of Starc, Hazlewood and Cummins is going to be easier said that done for Rahul, who has been woefully out of form this year, and Vijay, who is making a comeback into the Test side after being dropped in August this year.

- Should Australia's seam attack prove unsuccessful, captain Tim Paine can turn to Lyon, who, along with James Anderson and Stuart Broad, has dismissed Kohli more often in Test cricket than anyone (five times).

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"Just being out on Adelaide Oval, in the sunshine, under a nice blue sky and running around with his heroes - who, to a man, were all really moved by his story - it should be terrific for everyone". "He pretty much bowled from one end after the new ball and we filtered through from the other end", he stated.

Kohli has fought fire with fire in previous battles with Australia, rowing over all manner of subjects and essentially alleging a year ago that Australia were systematically cheating when it came to the Decision Review System (DRS).

An Australian publication has been severely panned for captioning a picture of the travelling Indian team members as "Scaredy Bats", ahead of the first Test at Adelaide.

"We'll have a look at that and come up with a decision".

Paine said given the current conditions, his side was inclined to bat first should it win the toss Thursday morning.

Pujara, whose Test average of 49.54 bests any Australian in the first Test frame, said teammates were at ease with Kohli taking the spotlight. You have some goals as a batting unit and you want to accomplish that. "I'm sure there will be opportunities at times when we can hopefully put their spinners under pressure and try to put some big overs into their fast bowlers".

"I see the Indian line-up as the best in the world, if not right up there, led by Virat and I think they feed a lot off him and how he goes about things", said Hazlewood as quoted by Sportstar Live.

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