India vs Australia: Australian bowlers reveal plans to counter Rohit Sharma

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The tourists, being the Indian side begin their tour of Australia with a T20 global on Wednesday at Brisbane before moving on to Melbourne and Sydney to play the next two. "He's got a good record all around the world, so he's a definite player to watch", Coulter-Nile said at the Gabba on Monday. Both the players are still serving a one-year ban for their role in the ball-tampering scandal that happened earlier this year.

"When you play in places like Brisbane and Perth, the good bounce allows me to play my game because I have grown up playing on cement pitches back home". Left-arm pacer Behrendorff could be Australia's trump card as he had troubled the Indians with a sensational spell of four for 21 in a T20 played in Guwahati previous year.

The 31-year-old, who is the highest scorer (2207 runs) for India in the format, said, "Last time (2016) when we were here, we won the series by 3-0".

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"Yes, it is challenging for all our batsmen when we come around here [but] most of the guys have come to Australia before". "Australia has bowlers who are very tall and extract those conditions, use them to their advantage".

"The first time I came here, I remember, in 2007, had a good time".

"I have done well in limited overs here but the challenge obviously is red-ball cricket which right now I am not thinking of, just want to do well in T20 format and take it forward where we go".

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The three-match T20I series will be followed by the much anticipated four-Test series. In England too, they were undone in whites, but managed to win the T20I series. Despite the recent results on away tours, Sharma maintained that there is a good feeling among the teammates this time around.

India's tour of Australia will start with the first T20 Internationals from November 21 and the Men in Blue are gearing up for the tough challenge against the hosts. Whenever we have played here, it has always challenged us. Their bowling attack will challenge me on a pitch like that so I have to be prepared for it.

"The last time we played Test series here although we lost two games and we drew one game I thought there were a few close games being played". "There's a real good feeling inside the group". The motive of the team is to try and seize all the moments and try and win. Cricketer Hardik Pandya was the only Indian cricketer present at the function from the Team India.

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