5 Indian players to watch out for

Team India will begin next year with a tough South African tour. They will play 3 test matches, 6 ODIs, and 3 T20Is starting from January. The tours of South Africa has hardly bought any beautiful memory, especially with the Test matches. Out of 17 test matches played there, India has won just 2 tests but it might change this time. Here are 5 players who can lead this sub-continent team to victory against the Proteas.

Virat Kohli

Currently the best in all the formats, Virat Kohli is the backbone of the team. No one needs stats to suggest he is the most important player. And given his sublime form, he can rattle any bowling attack. He can single-handedly win matches. He is full of confidence and could lead the team to glory.

Cheteshwar Pujara

Pujara is a kind of player who we certainly need. He is one of the players who can play for long period of time that helps him in dominating the sessions. With his stubborn batting style, he can frustrate and tire any bowling attack. If he and Kohli can manage long partnerships, it could turn into India’s favour.

Shikhar Dhawan

Among the talented batting line up, he is one of its own kind. Shikhar Dhawan is a flamboyant player who likes to play his natural game and manages to handle pressure situations. Once settled, he makes batting looks easy. As an opener, there is a lot of responsibility riding on his shoulders.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Kumar is very hard working individual and has adapted himself to all formats of the game. He knows how to change strategy as per the situation. The conditions in South Africa always help bowlers and Bhuvneshwar being a talented seamer knows how to capitalize on the pitch and weather conditions.

Umesh Yadav

Umesh Yadav has progressed a lot in recent times. He is better bowler now than he was 3-4 years ago. If he and Bhuvneshwar could perform well, it's going to be great for India.

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