Well, to ease off some tension before the series, our players were seen enjoying their outing on the streets of the Cape Town, South Africa. "Since there was a little bit of juice in the wicket, our wicket-keeper too was feeling a little bit of pace which are bowlers were generating". The Kookaburra is the toughest ball to bowl with.
If it is about dealing with the bounce for batsmen, bowlers will have to make the adjustment for bowling with the Kookaburra. "In the past, the build-up has always been great, the talk of the wickets, the talk of the bounce, we do have a slight advantage, but we still need to land the ball in the right areas, still need to bowl with intensity", Morkel told Sport24. The focus is on the basics. But you can't be sure we are going to get such wickets.
India will lock horns with the South African team in three Tests, six One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 International matches during the two-month tour. "These are the things we will definitely do, but for now we are trying to do the basic things", he said.
Kohli is in South Africa as the Indian cricket team gears up to play its first Test match against the Proteas.
Bhuvneshwar feels the current form give his team a good chance of improving its record in South Africa."Everyone is confident".
In a video, uploaded on Twitter by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Test debutant spoke about his transition from white ball to red ball, meanwhile also speaking about India's first practice session.
"Yesterday, we did two sessions to get into the Test mode".
The pacer said because of the variety in their attack, there is a lot to learn from each other. What are the things we can bring into the Test, regarding strategies, regarding their batsmen.
India's bowling department will be relying on Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya.