Things should be better when process created better, this will the one thought India carrying towards the next game. After falling into the worst nightmare in the history of red ball cricket, visitors will be thinking to bounce back in a victorious way. For that they have to put impact on the opposition by building strong competitive team. For that they extremely need some mandatory changes.
Indian team might go with some important changes in the second test match against Australia. The changes can be Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadjea. Due to the lack of transparency in the batting shown by Prithvi Shaw in the first test will open gates for Shubman Gill and he can march for his debut for the team.
These changes are mandatory to uphold the opening and the middle order to the best which can put some pressure on the Kangaroos and on the other hand talking about the wicketkeeper batsman, visitors might go for Rishabh Pant in place of Wriddhiman Saha. Saha couldn’t put good impact in the previous match and been inconsistent in batting and in the wicketkeeping also. So this will open the windows for Rishabh Pant to outshone some bid of performance.
With the injury scare on the speedster Mohammad Shami, made him out of the tour due to the fracture sustained in the first test will give a place to Mohammad Siraj to join the bowling unit against Mighty hosts.
India’s Playing XI for Boxing Day Test:
Ajinkya Rahane (C), Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill (debut), Cheteshwar Pujara (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj (debut)
On the other hand, Australia might go with unchanged squad after winning the match.