"They are going to come hard at us in this game because it's only a two-match series and you don't have the room to do anything apart from making a comeback at this stage", he said.
The final XI will be announced by captain Virat Kohli at the toss on Friday.
"He has shown that in the first Test already and we believe he can keep repeating that because he is a very keen learner, he is a very sharp guy and he understands situations really well".
Prithvi Shaw, Virat Kohli, and Ravindra Jadeja scored centuries as India put up a total of 649/9 before declaring. Rohit was dropped from the Test team after the tour of South Africa earlier this year and is yet to get a recall. Having endured a poor year that has seen Rahane score only two half-centuries in 14 tests, Rahane failed to impress against a listless West Indies side in Rajkot as well, getting just 41 on the board.
Even Gautam Gambhir, the other day, categorically mentioned that even though Shaw played a fantastic knock in his debut Test, the 18-year-old should not be rushed into comparisons with Sehwag or any other former great as he still has a long way to go. The upcoming Test is scheduled to be played on October 12 at Rajiv Gandhi International cricket stadium, Hyderabad.
Add to it, windies skipper Jason Holder is still not 100 per cent fit and their only fast bowler of repute Shannon Gabriel is a doubtful starter for the encounter.
"Bravo's issue is that he's playing in an allrounder spot with Andre Russell, Pollard, Carlos Brathwaite, Rovman Powell who all did well in CPL, so there is a lot of options for selectors to choose from".
Rahane has gone without a Test hundred for almost 14 months (last hundred came against Sri Lanka in August 2017).
The India captain scored his 24th Test hundred in Rajkot where he ran almost 100 runs (99 to be precise) in ones and twos.
For West Indies, both, batsmen and bowlers are struggling to make an impact.
Kuldeep led an inspired spin attack with Jadeja claiming three wickets and Ravichandran Ashwin taking two.
Kieran Powell's 83 and Roston Chase's 53 were the only notable contributions from the visitors' batting line-up in the first game.
With tea beckoning, West Indies struck twice to temporarily stall India's progress.
The winds lifted up the rectangular porch roof, then slammed it down to the floor. "I've never seen anything like this". Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for all North Carolina counties in a line east of Boone and Asheville.
For the first time, a Ballon d'Or for women players will be awarded this year, with the nominees to be announced later Monday. Other top players nominated for the award are, Neymar , Gareth Bale , Eden Hazard , Luka Modric and Harry Kane .
But at the same time, the brash and abrasive young innovator has not encouraged or permitted any popular debate" on the changes. Hatice Cengiz took to Twitter to say that she " did not believe he has been killed " and was waiting for official confirmation.
Rick Scott called Michael a "monstrous storm" that could bring "total devastation" in and around the Panhandle area. The storm's center and where it makes landfall with its destructive winds represent just one of several concerns.
If you want to see fresher, give them a summer break - for Jordan Henderson , it was exactly two weeks, which is amusing . Before the season started I thought United and Liverpool would both be close to City this time.
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That was, quite clearly, a nightmare scenario for the Yankees , who entered the night looking to take a 2-1 series lead. Both the Judge and Sanchez homers came on 91-mph fastballs, a couple of ticks below Price's 93-mph average this season.
He said they would develop options, if not finalize, the location and timing of a second Trump-Kim summit. Pompeo said he had a "great visit" and a "very successful morning", adding that Trump sent his regards.
This report shows the longer we leave it to act, the more hard , the more expensive and the more risky it will be. Director Dr Richard Dixon said: "Today's IPCC report is an unprecedented warning on climate change ".
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Likewise for Liverpool, Sadio Mane has four, Mohamed Salah has three, and both Roberto Firmino and Daniel Sturridge have two each. Alvaro Morata was on target for only the second time this season in Thursday's win, having earlier missed a number of chances.
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It said on Monday Kim lauded his talks with Pompeo and "explained in detail the proposals for solving the denuclearisation issue". Unlike a similar trip in June, Chinese President Xi Jinping granted no audience to the USA secretary of state.
EPL: man city missed out on a victory over Liverpool
Substitute Leroy Sane was taken out by Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk in the box, but Mahrez blazed his spot-kick way over the bar. Don't lose the ball in unsafe positions because when you lose the ball there, they counter attack with Firmino, Mane and Salah.