Idea behind going early to Australia is to adjust to pace and bounce: Dravid

Idea behind going early to Australia is to adjust to pace and bounce: Dravid
Indore, Oct 5 (Ians) With a second-string India squad led by Shikhar Dhawan to take on South Africa in the upcoming three-match Odi series at home, it means that all the main members of the squad for the T20 World Cup will depart for Perth on Thursday, where they will be based for a week to adjust to the Australian conditions.

India head coach Rahul Dravid had his say on the side departing early for Australia, explaining that being based in Perth will help the team adapt to the pace and bounce offered by the pitches in Australia, especially with nearly half of the side not having played a T20 game in the country before.

“We will get an opportunity to spend a few days and sessions in Perth and then have a couple of matches there. Australia is quite unique in terms of the pace and bounce on those wickets
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