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Steve Smith-David Warner impact will pose stiff challenge for Virat Kohli's India in Australia: Rahul Dravid

  • 12 Jun 2020 13:44:02

India legend Rahul Dravid feels that with 'effective' Steve Smith and David Warner around this time, Virat Kohli's group will confront solid test when they visit Australia not long from now.

With the India set to visit Australia toward the finish of this current year, batting incredible Rahul Dravid accepts that the nearness of effective players like Steve Smith and David Warner will represent a colossal test for Virat Kohli's men.

Smith and Warner were serving ball-altering bans when Virat Kohli drove group India enlisted its first arrangement win in Australia, finishing a 71-year pause. India will get an opportunity to broaden their ongoing predominance over Australia when they visit Down Under by and by not long from now.

"I believe it will be an incredible arrangement. Particularly after India won last time, it was an awesome success for India. So they (Australia) will be quick to address that and there has been a ton of discussion about that. It is the marquee arrangement of the year and there has been incredible develop. I am truly trusting we will have returned to ordinary or if nothing else sufficiently typical to play the arrangement," Dravid said at Sony Sports' Ten Pit Stop show which was publicized Live on their Facebook page.

Cricket Australia had affirmed its worldwide apparatuses for the 2020-21 season which includes 3 T20Is, 4 Tests and 3 ODIs against India men's cricket crew between October 11 and January 17. Cricket Australia declared the installations in the wake of saying it is certain of facilitating a protected and effective summer which vows to excite cricket fans over the globe who are famished of cutting edge because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

"It ought to be a breaking arrangement between two top class groups. Australia are back to full quality with Smith and Warner. I think the zone Australia battled last time was their batting, they continued crumbling. Never gave their bowlers sufficient opportunity to rest and they would trust it doesn't occur this time," Dravid included.

"India's blowing away has been extraordinary the most recent few years, so it ought to be an incredible challenge among bat and ball. Australia can generally think back to last time and state Smith and Warner, our best players, were not there. This time ideally all the best players from the two groups will contend.

"Missing Smith and Warner was enormous for Australia due to the sort of effect they have in the group. They are the best batsmen they have and score the most extreme runs. You saw the sort of effect Smith had on the Ashes...It will be a greater and stiffer test this time around. India has the capability to contend with that. They have some top players as well," Dravid included.