- Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli will be an important part of the Test squad. When he came to Australia last time he was the only batsmen to provide some resistance. His batting form in England was poor but ability to score huge runs will make him more dangerous. He makes the batting looks ease if he settles for a few balls. If Virat Kohli scores big runs then India can put pressure on Australian batting line up.
- Mitchell Johnson
He is one of the prime bowlers for Australia in recent times. His pace and bounce will be tough to handle. He took the most number of wickets in the Ashes 2013/2014. His bowling will be key to the Australian chances. He can destroy any batting attack and will be an important member for Australia.
- David Warner
David Warner is one of dangerous batsmen in modern day cricket. His recent form in Test cricket has been great. He scores runs quickly and makes the bowler think. In 2014 his form has been superb. He is pocket size dynamo and damages the morale of the bowling team. His starts will give the Australian team the foundation to score big runs and put pressure on the Indian team which has been struggling on foreign soil.
- Ajinkya Rahane
He will be an integral part of Indian team in Test series. His hunger to score runs makes him a special player. In the England tour Rahane scored a brilliant ton to help India to score a competitive total on green pitches and, because of that India won that match. He has scored in New Zealand this year. The best quality about him is the way he plays with ease and just focus on the job ahead.
- Steve Smith
He is one of youngest player to have in Australia. His stroke play is great and converts fifties into big hundreds. He uses his feet to the spinners and never allows the spinners to settle, attacks them from the start. He has 4 hundreds from 22 test matches and his average 40.39 shows about his class. He comes in the middle order to provide stability to team.
- Cheteshwar Pujara
Pujara is a solid number 3 batsman for India. His form in England was very poor and was not able to put bat to ball. His biggest test is to play cautiously and must leave the ball. His defensive technique is so solid. In 2014 he scored a brilliant 153 against a top quality side of South Africa at their home turf.