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India Dominated SA in first test with Spin bowling. India is going to adhere similar strategy in day 2.Usually acts as friendly to pace attack, Bangalore is all poised with spin track on this occasion. Team India may include four spinners if required. Proteas will look to square the series.
Proteas had a shocker in the opening game against India at mohali. South Africa are already trailing the series 1-0I.ndia would like to repeat the same and rule put probability of losing the series.
- Second test is going to commence from Saturday at Bangalore
- Proteas will like to level the series
- Ishant Sharma back into the squad after one test ban.
- DE Villiers is playing 100th test at Bangalore
Pitch usually behaves as betting friendly for the first two days of the test match. But, curators have said that they have prepared a pitch which behave bowler friendly through out the test. Whichever team wins the toss will like to bat first as batting fourth will be tougher.
Forecast has not been bright for the second test. We might see interruption due to rain at any instance.
On the other hand, SA, who won both one day and T20 series is having injury concerns. Dale steyn and Philander are ruled out from second test. Abscense of both the fast bowlers will attenuate African Pace attack. Proteas might include Abbot in place of Harper. Duminy will be in the team and strengthen African Line-up. Du plesis and Amla had a terrible outing at Mohali.
Dhawan might be replaced with KL Rahul. Another opener impressed everyone in first test. Kohli and Rehane still need to find shape. Ishant is likely to to replace Aron. If Gurkeraat makes in to 11,Mishra might be the one confined to bench