India is looking to dominate Oz in upcoming test series

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"Whatever adjustments that are required to be made, he has done it already", Pujara added.

While he averages an imposing 55.05 against the Aussies, in Australia he averages only 33.5 and is yet to score a Test ton.

Pujara believes the lessons of Ashwin's 2014-15 tour here and work with English County side Worcestershire - bowling with a higher action and more dip - would prove instructive.

"He also has played some county cricket, enough cricket in England, which is obviously overseas, different conditions, not much help for spinners".

When coach Ravi Shastri was asked in August if this was the best Indian attack ever, the former test player gushed, "By a mile, by a mile".

On to the subject of Indian batting and its over-reliance on an in-form Virat Kohli, Pujara insisted there is no extra pressure on the line-up despite losses to England and South Africa. "We need to step up as a batting unit", he said. "So it will help me in this series", he said.

"But it will be a fresh start and I don't want to focus too much on what I have done in the past, I would like to stay in the present. I am confident but at the same time I would also like to respect the opposition".

"When it comes to our fast bowling attack this is one of the best we have had for many years".

"With our bowling attack we're very confident and based on previous year, we had quite a good template there and it worked pretty well (in the Ashes)". Team India will look to meet their dream of winning a Test series on Australian soil.

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"They've played a lot at home since we played them last in Australia".

"If the situation isn't going your way. you will go hard at that person, be it in your body language or just putting in a word or two". We would like to perform well and start off well.

Kohli took over India's Test captaincy during that series after Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired from the longest format and this time around he will be looking to achieve something no India captain has managed before - a series win in Australia.

"I can not comment on what Australia will do".

Australia have since adopted a behaviour pact and vowed to play in the right spirit as they attempt to win back fans. "So I feel that Australia are really still the favourites". It wasn't a Test match so we are not anxious about it. The bowlers know what they have to do.

"I think it's important that guys play the way that suits them".

After naming a 12-man team on Wednesday, India opted to play hard-hitting batter Rohit Sharma, with all-rounder Hanuma Vihari missing out.

"The trainer and physio have been monitoring the workload so depending on that we thought it is best to take a break and train for the next two days and be fresh for the Test match".

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