The WACA wicket will generate an extra bit of bounce, like it always does, and it will come with the pace the Australian seamers produce. Australia's opening batsman Aaron Finch has said his side will look to exploit that extra bounce and cause a few problems for the Indian batsmen.
India have already played a couple of warm-up games at the same venue on Friday and Saturday against Western Australia XI. MS Dhoni and his men have not only eased past them, but also have somewhat got accustomed to that deck.
Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have already shown signs of form with their willows on the wicket, and Dhoni will hope his big guns fire in the big occasion.
"The Perth wicket has changed over the last few years. I don't think there is the same amount of carry that used to be. But there is extra bounce, and that's something that they will have to adjust to, and we can start to exploit that straightaway in the very first game of the series," Finch told reporters on Sunday after a net practice session.
"I think their young players, who have come at the back of the seniors, like Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli, are pretty well-rounded players. I am sure they will adapt, but if we can exploit that first hour I think that can go a along way to winning a match."
India will look to let go off their last year's performance in the triangular series and strive to put up a better show against the Steve Smith-led world champions. Finch is wary of the Indian players' capabilities and is confident they will be able to outplay the visitors in the upcoming series. Finch, who has been in good form of late, will look to shine against India in the ODI series as well.
"I think I have played quite well. In my technique, I have adjusted to a couple of things lately that have had me free up my game a little bit. I am confident going into this series," Finch said. "As a team, we have played great cricket in Australia, so everyone is confident and feeling good about the games."