"He has played enough cricket in England which is obviously different conditions, not much help for the spinner". He is very confident.
The basic premise of the theory put forward by Jones is that Kohli is most vulnerable to fuller deliveries that deviate in towards the right-hander off the seam.
"We certainly like batting together".
"We have some goals as a batting unit.I don't think there is any pressure on the batting unit. So we trust our preparation and ability".
"Then, when you bat with lower-order batsmen, you perhaps know whether to attack or play a defensive game and have a partnership with those guys".
"When you have faced some bowlers in the past, you know what are their strengths and weaknesses".
"I like Trav a lot, he is like a little brother", said Lyon who presented Head with his baggy green in Dubai.
"But it will be a fresh start and I don't want to focus too much on what I have done in the past. But at the same time I would like to respect the opposition".
"In the last few years we have produced some quality fast bowlers", Pujara said.
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Setting the tone for the four-match Test series that gets underway on Thursday, Paine said the Australian team, still recovering from the furore of the ball-tampering scandal, has identified the areas that needed some changes. That's what we are here for, we play Test cricket to win, there is no doubt about that and clearly we've realised we needed to do some work in some areas.
Talking about the Indian bowling attack, former Australian Test skipper pointed out that visitors have historically relied on their spinners to win the format. We would like to perform well and start off well.
Mitchell Johnson and Virat Kohli clashed regularly in the 2014-15 series.
Kohli said the series might be played in a better spirit than the last tour but there was always a place for chatter.
Travis Head is predicting fierce net sessions will decide Australia's line-up for the first Test against India.
"Personally I learnt a lot from last tour (in Australia)". The India batsman has played an attacking stroke to 24.8 per cent of his balls from the man they call "Garry" - more than against any other Australia bowler.
"So playing and performing well against them will help me in this series".
The veteran opening batsman smacked an entertaining 129, including 16 fours and five sixes, in a warm-up match against a Cricket Australia XI on Saturday. He comes into the first Test in tremendous form. And they have an experienced set of bowlers in Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah.
"Four years ago it was a very special Test for a lot bigger reasons than cricket but to win the game of cricket the way the Australian side did, it was pretty special to be a part of that", said Lyon.
"We've all trained exceptionally well".