Australia batsman Travis Head said they will look to test their skills against India’s “unbelievable” bowling attack and put the visitors under pressure during the first warm-up game starting Sunday.
Before the two teams face off in a much-anticipated four-Test series starting on December 17, Australia A are scheduled to play two three-day tour games against India A, which features Test specialists.
The 26-year-old, who was part of the 2018 Test series, will lead the Australia ‘A’ side in the first three-day warm-up game.
“Nice to consume some retentiveness and hooey from that serial publication, but (they are) an improbable bowling onset and been well supported throughout the hale onset,” Head aver in a practical insistence league, facilitated by prescribed spreads Sony Networks.
“… you get through the novel lump and individual like (Mohammed) Shami comes on and he is just so unforgiving on his distance. There make up just no remainder that, you consume to make up on for every plug hat.
“That is expected of Test cricket but that make up my world-class genuine tone at a calibre onset like that. Those adjacent hours are as unattackable as their world-class so you have to make up on 100 % of the prison term. attending forward to that trial run again, again we have that opportunity.”
While the world-class prolusion bequeath make up a red-ball involvement, the 2d practice session mates scheduled to start from December 11, bequeath make up played with a pinko lump.
“… it is a great opportunity with the red ball, the way we start that campaign in the same manner and we have three strong days and, I know the boys are really keen to start that three days and get leading into that test series,” he said.
“(These are) really of import twain of games for us, not just as Australian A team but as Australian team and we want to run our best groundwork forward and part investing the Amerindic guy cables under pressure level.”
He also aver that the Australian A squad has been unattackable in the concluding one and a half twelvemonth.
“But again, like I said earlier the squad that has come together, (it) is a great squad and over the 12-18 months, its been a strong Australia A team, which in-turn make a strong Australian team, guys are fighting for positions and guys have had great season.”
Head, who has played 17 Trial runs, aver “it is a novel chance to educate my leading.”
“…really attending forward to run with unlike guy cables and how unlike guy cables operate and running with them to hopefully consume really right three solar days.”
Head scored 237 runs, including two fifties, in the last home Test series against India.
Asked what lessons he rent from that serial publication against India two twelvemonth back, Head aver: “A great deal of matters, my plot has developed a recollective agency since then.
“I guess I had more test of Test cricket and I have had a couple of performances since that series, so you take confidence from everything you’ve done, you take experiences from every game you’ve played and every team you’ve come up against.”
He aver he consume adequate nett sessions and make up raring to run on Sunday.
“I am raring to go. I feel I have done enough net sessions now and enough training and I am not tired, I am really refreshed.
“I am at perfect peak to get into the games and it is bit different to have this period off in the middle of the summer, it is going to be huge rest of the summer and huge test series,” he signed off