3. Umran Malik’s pace threat inclusion

Umran Malik‘s raw pace will always be lethal and he is yet to be unleashed in international cricket. The 22-year-old can be the X-Factor needed for India in the bowling line-up for the second game.

2. Ravi Bishnoi in place of Axar Patel

India has the likes of Ravi Bishnoi in the dugout who was quite impressive in his first international series against West Indies and he has been a wicket-taking option in the IPL as well.

1. Using Yuzvendra Chahal’s full quota wisely

One of the main reasons behind India’s downfall in the previous game against South Africa was the underutilization of Yuzvendra Chahal.  He can get those wide loopy deliveries outside the off-stump and likes the challenge against right-handers especially.