This is it! This is where India’s glorious home season of 2016/17 ends which began with a thumping win at Kanpur in September last year, in what turned out to be a low-scoring thriller. In between, New Zealand were whitewashed, while England were bulldozed 4-0 in a five-match series. An ODI and a T20I series saw India thrashing England 2-1 on each occasion. Of course, we had Bangladesh putting on a spirited show in a one off Test which India eventually won.
Things have now come down against Australia and contrary to millions of expectations, the last game of the series will be the decider. Australia deserve credit for stretching India so far and going on to win at Pune, a thing which the Kangaroos were laughed upon not too long ago.
Virat Kohli’s India have everything to play for at Dharamsala and getting the best XI on field will be the biggest hassle. Will it be a 6-5 or 7-4 combo? But as of now, we have a look at the likely Indian XI for the fourth Test: