India are in the middle of a dream run having won their sixth Asia Cup title recently after series wins in Australia and at home against Sri Lanka.

Since it's a warm-up game, a little bit of spotlight will be on Mohammed Shami, even though the chances of the pacer making it to the XI when the tournament proper starts looks very grim.

India's frontline pacer less than a year back, Shami is struggling to return following a surgery on his troubled knee and failed in his brief attempt during the Australia tour earlier this year when he pulled a hamstring. His fitness will be assessed during the course of the two warm-up fixtures, against the West Indies and South Africa in Mumbai on March 12.

Jasprit Bumrah along with old warhorse Ashish Nehra have formed a potent pace attack with seaming allrounder Hardik Pandya and the bowling attack has left skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni 'relieved'.

Bumrah and Pandya shared 25 wickets between them in 11 matches. During this period, India have lost just one game and won a bilateral T20 series in Australia, against Sri Lanka here and lifted their sixth Asia Cup in Bangladesh recently.
Boasting a healthy strike rate of 147.61, Pandya is also proving to be handy with the bat and is often promoted up the order. There will also be opportunities for the likes of Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh and Pawan Negi who have often warmed the bench with their winning combination in place.

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