"It will be a challenge to bowl with the red Kookaburra ball, but we are up for it". The focus is on the basics. India might not have come to South Africa with such quality pacers in the past, but this bowling line-up will surely test the South Africans.
"On Saturday, we had two sessions to get into the Test mode".
Bhuneshwar informed that the Indian pacers have not started to prepare their strategies for the first Test which is scheduled to start on January 5 and will only do so a couple of days before the series. "We wanted to bowl as long as possible", said Bhuvneshwar.
The Men in Blue will be looking for their first ever Test series victory against the rainbow nation in South Africa. It is a six-hour day in a Test match so we bowled twice. It's been nearly 25 years since Indian team has won a series on African soil.
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According to Bhuvneshwar, variety in India's attack provides the bowlers with an opportunity to learn a lot from each other. What are the things we can bring into the Test, regarding strategies, regarding their batsmen.
On bowling in South Africa, he said: "First big change is the bounce. But yes, like I said, we have to be at our best to win the series here", he said.
Asked to comment on the South Africa batting, which has been bolstered with the return of Ab de Villiers, Bhuvneshwar said they are not focussing on just one batsman.
Seemingly impatient and frustrated with his daddy avoiding him, the junior Dhawan stopped Shikhar in the middle of his performance with Kohli and dragged him back into the crowd.