There's arguably never been a better time for India to enjoy Test success in England.
The home side's captain, Alastair Cook, is under immense pressure and can't buy a run. The rest of the top order is massively inexperienced, and the pace attack is being run into the ground. Throw in some subcontinental-style pitches and the stars seem to be aligning for a rare Indian overseas win.
The strategy from MS Dhoni and Duncan Fletcher is likely to be to hang in games where possible then pinch the initiative when the opportunity presents itself. Have Dhoni's men got it in them to grasp those chances when they arrive, though?
Here are five minor changes they could make to improve for the second Test at Lord's.