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Second Test match Preview: India Vs Australia
Mahendra Singh Dhoni would return in the second Test match against Australia, which starts tomorrow, replacing Kohli as the Indian captain. Though, Kohli led the team from the front, he was unable to help India regsiter a victory in the first Test match, which nearly saw India pulling off one of the best run chase in the fourth innings.
But, the Indian team must be proud of their performance at Adelaide and must look into taking that performances to the next level and win the game, when they clash against one another in the second Test match at the Gabba.

The conditions are going to be different from Adelaide, as Gabba has always been known as one of the fastest pitch in the world offering great bounce. One needs no rocket scientists to explain India's weak link, which lies in playing the high rising deliveries.

It might be for the same reason that the Australian thinktank might opt for Josh Hazlewood, who could replace either Peter Siddle or Harris with the latter facing some fitness issues as well.

Talking about fitness, Bhuvnesh Kumar has already been ruled out. Kulkarni will join the squad as well, and with Rohit Sharma failing in both the matches, it would not be surprising to see India taking the field with five bowlers as well. With Karn Sharma not having a great debut, Ashwin might get the nod, for he is more than capable with the bat as well.

As far as the top order of India is concerned, they have done well, so it might not see any changes. But, these players needs to convert their starts to big scores. Australia, on the other hand would be led by Steve Smith due to Michael Clarke's injury and Shaun Marsh is expected to replace him as the batsmen.

This Test match is going to be very important for India, as they already trail, 1-0 in the ongoing series.

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