'Bat Leke Practice karo bey..' - Fans troll Steve Smith as he takes close look at Delhi Pitch ahead of second Test

Australia will look to bounce back against India in the second Test of the BGT after loosing the first Test in Nagpur.

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Steve Smith (image source: twitter)

India's emphatic win over Australia in the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy has added more spice to the battle as the visitors look to level the series with a win in the second Test in the national capital. Fans are eagerly awaiting the match between two of the best Test teams in the world as they both battle it out for the top spot in the Test rankings.

After beating the Aussies by an innings and 132 runs in Nagpur, India head to the Arun Jaitley Stadium for the second Test on February 17 with full confidence. A win in the second Test for Rohit Sharma and Co also boosts their chances of playing in the final of the Cricket Governing Body World Test Championship, which will be played at The Oval in London from 7 to 11 June.

Shreyas Iyer added to the India squad for the second Test match

Australia, who are also in contention for a place in the final of the marquee event, are also gearing up to tackle the Indian spin attack at a historically spin-friendly wicket. Earlier, there were controversial talks in the cricket community after pitch curators in Nagpur disrupted Australia's training program at the VCA Stadium. However, the Pat Cummins-led side will look to bounce back in the next match after learning from their mistakes against India's spin wizards Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.

India has added Shreyas Iyer to the squad for the second Test after clearing the fitness test by the Indian Cricket Board's medical team. Iyer was sidelined for the Nagpur Test due to a back injury, and his return to the team will be a huge plus for India's middle order. However, it remains to be seen whether the team management will remove Suryakumar Yadav who debuted in the last match.

Meanwhile, an image of Steve Smith keeping a close eye on the Delhi pitch caught the attention of cricket fans. Here are some of the reactions to the picture:

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