Australia Send Early Warning, Look to Add to India's Woes

India will play a four-match series in Australia from December 4 and Ryan Harris has already outlined how his team will look to 'welcome' the tourists.

updated: August 22, 2014 18:29 IST
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No Respite in Sight: Australians are looking to add to India's misery when the team travels Down Under.

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Melbourne: India's tour of Australia might be over three months away but mind games have already started with pacer Ryan Harris saying they will not tone down their aggression and the Indians may face a brutal summer from fellow fast bowler Mitchell Johnson. (Also read: BCCI in no hurry to sack Fletcher)

Harris has declared that the Australians would seek to extend India's woeful away-from-home record when they kickstart the four-match series on December 4. His remarks has come at a time when Indians are still reeling from a 3-1 drubbing at the hands of England. ('Our culture doesn't allow girlfriends to be with players on tours')

"You try ... To do everything we can to unsettle them verbally, but we get it back as well. India are good at it; Jadeja is good at it, (Virat) Kohli likes it as well...If I say something wrong and get punished for it, it will be the ICC that gets me, not the BCCI," the 34-year-old pacer was quoted as saying by 'The Age'. (When Dhoni chose to skip practice)

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