Top 3 Indian bowlers: From Jaspreet Bumrah’s accuracy to Kuldeep Yadav’s bag of variations could certainly help India win Test series in Australia.
India vs Australia Test Series
Virat Kohli will be definitely to go one step further this time around when they take on Australia in the four-match Test series. BCCI announced 18-man squad that consists of a plethora of options in the batting and bowling department. Certainly, bowling will play a key role for India in the upcoming four-match series that begins from 6th December at the Adelaide Oval.
The pace attack comprising of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaspreet Bumrah and Ishant Sharma will be keen to do well in this four-match series. Ravichandran Ashwin Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav are prominent options in the spin department for India.
Let’s take a look that might play a big role for India in the four-match Test series against Australia.
Top 3 India bowlers for Australia series
The pace bowler has certainly established himself as the premier bowler in Test XI. Bumrah has produced consistently good performances and has done well for India on tours to South Africa and England earlier this year. The 24-year old with his awkward action will certainly be keen to make an impact with the ball.
India will be hoping that Bumrah can provide breakthroughs with the new-ball in the coming four-match Test series against Australia.
Left-arm Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav has been India’s go-to bowler in the shorter formats of the game. Yadav will certainly be looking for an opportunity to showcase his talent with the Kookaburra ball in Australian conditions. Yadav might turn out to be a good choice as he has a wide range of variations that can certainly trouble the Australian batsmen on surfaces like Adelaide and Sydney.
The tall lanky fast bowler rose to prominence on India tour to Australia ten years ago at Sydney. Every cricket fan will remember his famous duels with Australian Captain Ricky Ponting in that series. Sharma certainly proved his class with the ball on that tour. He has looked consistent in the format and was the standout bowler for India in the five-match Test series against England. Sharma will enjoy the conditions in Australia as quick surfaces suit his style of bowling.
India’s bowling will need to consistent if they one do better on their trip to Australia. The big positive for India is that key bowlers are available and raring to perform in the four-match Test series.