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Should India play 3 spinners in the first Test vs Aus?


India will be looking to get back to their winning ways when they take on Australia in the four-match Test series starting in Chennai on February 26.

India, who were outclassed by England 2-1, will be desperate to win the series against Australia despite the absence of some of their key pace bowlers.

In the absence of Zaheer Khan and Umesh Yadav, the selectors were forced to include the inexperienced duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ashok Dinda to partner Ishant Sharma.

Harbhajan Singh has been recalled to the Test side and it will be interesting to see if India play three spinners in the Chennai Test or if he replaces the struggling R Ashwin.

Do you think Shikar Dhawan should open the batting with Virender Sehwag? Or should Murali Vijay get another chance to prove his worth in the longer format?

Here is your chance to select the team for the first Test.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain)
Virender Sehwag
Shikhar Dhawan
Virat Kohli
Sachin Tendulkar
Cheteshwar Pujara
Ajinkya Rahane
Murali Vijay
Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin
Pragyan Ojha
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Harbhajan Singh
Ishant Sharma
Ashok Dinda