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"They can change. We saw that in the last Test (at Pune)", Australia captain Steve Smith said. Australia played better cricket.

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Before seeing the back of Kohli, Starc had dismissed Cheteshwar Pujara to start India's downfall but said Kohli's wicket is the most prized one for him.

Kohli was firm in his belief that the team had learned its lessons from Pune.

In conditions that were expected to suit the home side and embarrass the tourists, it was Australia who mastered the conditions to humiliate Kohli's side.

Another issue would be the effective usage of DRS, something India got terribly wrong in the first Test. If they do that Australia will be in trouble.

The real match-winner for Australia was O'Keefe, the 32-year-old's stunning spell on day two where he claimed six wickets for just five runs is what turned the match for the Australians. If O'Keefe and Lyon bowled the ideal line and length and extracted the optimal turn, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood bowled with a lot of intent and aggression in the first innings, mixing things up pretty well.

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Smith would expect that talented opener Matt Renshaw's body holds well.

This decision by the management wasn't taken well by many, and Rahane's poor showing in both innings at Pune only made matters worse. "Against a turning ball, if you can back your defence then attacking the ball that's there will be much better".

Virat Kohli would certainly like to win the toss as it was one of the crucial factors in Pune. Possibly, but unlikely. He's played two Tests at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium. India should know that to compete with a top quality global side like Australia on even keel, you have to put your best foot forward, in all aspects of the game.

"I think we were in India for something like 11 or 12 weeks and Geoff Marsh, the coach, pulled out a little tin of spaghetti", Warne said on Wide World of Sports in December, 2014.

India's second issue comes back to the BCCI again and the cash it generates through the national team playing.

Vijay was also responsible for the first of five chances put down during Steve Smith's second-innings ton.

"We are looking forward to this game and hopefully we can pull off those catches". "I think these things are also very important in your cricket journey", he said. Though Bengaluru has experienced warm temperatures recently, in the last couple of days though, the climate has been rather pleasant. It was one win but it was a long time coming so the boys are proud of that moment but now we've got the second Test here in Bangalore and we'll start preparation here today. No one can blame a No. 9 batsman of the team for scoring 2 and 5 when the big guns have failed.


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