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West Indies vs India 2016: 5 keys to success for India

Manish Pathak
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4.28K   //    19 Jul 2016, 16:52 IST

#2 Seam bowling department

Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma should lead the attack 

This is almost at the opposite end of the spectrum, as much like the batsmen the Indian new ball bowlers need to step up and provide the initial breakthroughs, to make the spinners even more effective.

It is a different ball game altogether if a spinner comes into bowl with the score 110/2, as compared to 110/0. This is where the fast bowlers will have to make their presence felt.

As the pitches in the West Indies are expected to be sluggish and rough, the ball will be scuffed up and thus reverse swing will be another factor which will be crucial. In Mohammad Shami, India have a potent weapon, but he is returning from injury and thus his progress and form will be an important key to success.

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