I think we have a great team, they are fine young men, and I think they will do that.
"It does help when you have performed against a particular side and when you have faced some bowlers in the past, you know what are their strengths and weaknesses and what to expect from them", Pujara said.
Brushing off any disappointment from being dropped midway through the England Test series, India opener Murali Vijay said on Saturday he will fancy his chances on the bouncier Australian wickets, which favour his backfoot game.
Meanwhile, Sachin Tendulkar, who has got the fine records to his name on the Australian soil asked the Indian openers to be aware of the hardness of the ball. I know how hard a work it is.
He appeared to roll his ankle as he caught a Max Bryant shot at deep mid-wicket, before falling to the ground in agony and inadvertently throwing the ball over the boundary.
Shaw scored a century on test debut last month and scored 237 runs overall in the two test matches that he played against the West Indies.
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Should Adelaide last a full five days, they will have only three days to recover before the second match in Perth.
"I think it will be a good wicket all around".
Paine concedes his pace attack of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins can get hot under the collar in the heat of competition, and urged them to not rise to any bait. As the Shield season has gone on here, wickets have become quicker. He is a good guy to bat with and he is fun. Ravichandran Ashwin ended with figures of 2/122. "For Australia to win, who is going to fill those shoes?" asked Jones, who played 52 Tests and 164 ODIs.
"I have played a little bit against Ashwin". We might stay for 20 balls or 80 balls, it's about how we feel and adapting when we get on the field. "Harry played well against him yesterday, so we he gets home from the plane I will have a word with him".
Bancroft's suspension ends on December 29 while Smith and Warner, banned until March 29, have spent time in the nets with Langer over the past week although this was done under the auspices of the players still being able to train with their state teams through their first-class suspensions. "It will be a good contest", he added.