Here is the playing XI that can defeat Team India at home in Tests.India is dominant in home conditions,India has lost only one Test in India since 2013.
Since Virat Kohli has become Captain of Team India,Virat is leading his team from the front.
MS Dhoni was retired from Tests in 2015,that time Team India was Ranked No.7 in Tests.
In Virat Kohli,s first series as a full time captain,one-off match was drawn against Bangladesh.Then India lost first game against Sri Lanka in three match series and won next two games.That was India’s first series win under Virat Kohli.
Since then,India looked totally dominated at home.India defeated South Africa by 3-0 in four match series at home.Then India won against New Zealand by 3-0 and defeat England by 4-0 .
Then came India’s only loss against Australia but India still managed to win the series.
India in away Test series as well defeated Australia in 2019,West Indies in 2016 and 2018 and Sri Lanka in 2015 and 2017.
India just lost two series away,one against England in 2018 and one against South Africa.
Team India has won almost 31 Test under the leadership of Virat Kohli.So it looks impossible that any team can defeat India at Tests in home.
So,what is the playing XI that can defeat India at home in Tests.
Australian opener is one of the best openers in the World right now.His inclusion in the team has made Australia a strong Team once again.
David Warner plays attacking cricket from the start and plays long innings as well.
David Warner has average of 46 in Tests at a strike rate of 73.31 and has scored 22 Test Hundreds as well.
New Zealand opener is one of the best consistent batsman in the World right now.Tom Latham has good technical sound in batting and brilliant class.
Tom Latham can play long innings and can be a one man army as well who can play for whole of the day.Latham has average of 43.57 in Tests.Latham has highest score of 264
Tom Latham is ranked currently ranked No.9 in Tests and can survive against opening spell of Indian fast bowlers and can play long against spinners as well.
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Kane Williamson (c)
Kane Williamson,member of Fab four can be a most crucial player if his team wants to defeat India in India.Williamson always leads his team by front,whether its New Zealand or Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Kane has good class and technique and is suitable for longest format.He has calmness and his mind is very smart to understand how to change game.Kane is brilliant player of spin as well and can play long against Indian pacers.
Williamson has average of 52.22 in Tests and has 22 Test Hundreds.Kane is ranked No.3 in Tests after Virat Kohli and Steve Smith.
The best Test batsman of modern Era.He is the batsman that can irritate every team in the World.If team wants to win,try to take his wicket as soon as possible.
He is the batsman who fails hardly.Steve Smith is ranked No.1 in Tests.Smith has average of 64 in Tests including 26 hundreds.He is the most important player in this side.
Ben Stokes is a player, who knows the art of soaking in severe pressure. It was on show when he played in the 2019 World Cup final at the Lord’s and also in the Headingley Test where he single-handedly snatched victory for England against Australia.
Also,he was the one man army for Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL 2017.Ben Stokes is ranked No.3 all-rounder in Tests.
West Indies skipper is also very sensible batsman player.He gives the example of perfect leader by his performances both with the bat and ball.
His performance in the India is exceptional both with the ball and bat.Holder can play such sensible knocks and can play brilliantly if the team collapses.
Holder has average of 33 with the bat and 27 with the ball.Jason Holder is ranked No.1 all-rounder in Tests.
Quinton De Kock
One of the Best Wicket-keeper Batsman in the World currently.Naturally attacking batsman can play counter-attacking knocks in the end.
Quinton De Kock has average of 38 in Tests.There are other wicket-keepers as well such as Jonny Bairstow,BJ Watling. But Quinton in selected on the basis of performance in India.
He is good player of the spin as well.
No.1 Ranked bowler in the World.He has ability to take wickets of set batsmans in the middle.
Cummins is the most improved bowler in the last 4-5 years.He used to bowl in 130s.But now he is the most hard working bowler and spearhead of Aussies bowling attack.
In only 25 Tests, he has established himself as an indispensable member of the Australian bowling lineup.
Jofra Archer is most deadliest and fastest bowler in the World right now.Archer made his Test debut against Australia this year.
Archer attacks bowler mostly with bouncers.On his debut,he smacked Steve Smith around the neck that led to the latter’s concussion. Archer didn’t spare Marnus Labuschagne, Smith’s substitute, either.
Jofra Archer picked 22 wickets in four matches in Ashes series.
After Ravichandran Ashwin, if one have to choose Best Test bowler,many will not be surprised after listening the name of Nathan Lyon.
He is permanent member in Australian side since 2012.Lyon can be much dangerous in Indian conditions and specially on 4th and 5th day of Test when ball it gets turn.
Lyon has 365 test wickets and can break long partnerships at any time.
Yasir Shah is the best leg spinner in the World at the moment,however there is Rashid Khan is well.But Yasir Shah is selected on the basis of experience.
Yasir is Test specialist bowler. In 35 matches, Shah has 203 wickets with 16 five-wicket hauls. In the sub-continent, the veteran has 150 wickets in 22 games.