He told ‘Sydney Morning Herald’, ‘We have learned a lot in the last ten years. Especially what kind of wickets would you get and I think now we can win Tests here. Now we are in a better position than before but the series will be very tough. Australia decided not to play a warm-up match before the Test series. Instead, it was better to practice on spinner-friendly pitches near Bangalore. They see Ashwin as the biggest threat and are taking the help of ‘duplicates’ to prepare to face him.
Khwaja said, ‘Ashwin is a cannon. He is very skilful and has got variety which he uses very well. It will be challenging to face him. The wicket will turn on the third-fourth day and he will bowl most of the overs. I have to see how I can score runs in front of him. He said, “If the wicket is good then it will be easiest to play the new ball but if the wicket breaks, if the spinners are handling the new ball then it becomes the most difficult thing to bat in India.”
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