With the form back and a battle against his favourite opponents looming large, Harbhajan hoped to recreate his past magic in the Tests starting on February 22. "Comebacks are always tough. But I am hoping to make a difference there (against Australia)," said Harbhajan, who is one short of his 100th Test and makes a second comeback, having been recalled to play in one Test, against England in Mumbai.
Harbhajan claimed the series will be a tough one to crack for the young touring side. "They have a lot of new players. Plus, apart from Michael Clarke and Shane Watson, there are many left-handers," he said. "I think it will be a challenging series for them and hopefully we put them under pressure right from the start."
While hoping that India's bowling unit, mainly comprising young bowlers, will
perform well, he was confident of a good show against Australia. "The bowlers need to take 20 wickets together. I am eager to bowl to them. Hopefully, we will show Australia the kind of cricket we play in India."