So, a spin-dominated side is imperative. On the bowling front, left-arm wrist spinners have done really well at this venue having picked a wicket every 20 balls in two games. Not far behind are leg-spinners, who have picked up a wicket every 25.1 balls in three outings. In this case, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal might both get a game. Live Cricket Match Off-spinners have also been pretty effective here while left-arm orthodox spinners have had pretty nominal returns. A combination of five frontline batsmen including the wicket-keeper, a spin-bowling all-rounders, two spinners and two fast bowlers could be the way to go for this Test.
1-0 down, a series to save, backs to the wall, these are the circumstances Virat Kohli likes and he finds himself in one again. Kohli managed just four runs in the first ODI, at Chennai and he will be hungry to make amends. What should further convince you to make him your captain is Kohli’s brilliant record at Visakhapatnam. Live Cricket Match He has scored a fifty or more every time he has come on to bat in ODIs on this ground. In five innings at this venue, Kohli averages a mammoth 139, which includes two half-centuries and three hundreds. His scores at this venue read: 118, 117, 99, 65 and 157*.