However, he must get his other batters to perform if he is to grab the crowning glory of India's first Test series victory in Australia.
BCCI named a 12-member squad for the 1st Test at Adelaide starting tomorrow.
However, Langer said Kohli and Co. are a good team and the hosts will show respect to the visitors.
Australian cricket has been through a lot in the last nine months after the ball-tampering scandal hit and it will be their first home season after bans were imposed on Steve Smith, David Warner, and Cameron Bancroft.
Tim Paine will lead a fresh-faced side featuring just two batsmen with more than 15 Tests experience in Shaun Marsh and Usman Khawaja.
"We know the talent Mitch has, we know most likely at some stage in this series we'll need him".
Archie Schiller will be part of the squad for the Boxing Day Test match against the subcontinent giants that will start on December 26 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). It's time to sit back and observe as Australia seeks to rebuild its reputation in a four Test series against world cricket's powerhouse nation. "I'm sure there will be opportunities at times when we can hopefully put their spinners under pressure and try and put some big overs into their fast bowlers", Paine said.
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"The wicket over relays few years here has given enough over the game, we've got a lot of confidence in Nathan Lyon bowling a lot of overs if he needs to", Paine said.
The Aussie batting may be in tatters but they have four world class bowlers in Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and spinner Nathan Lyon.
Marcus Harris will be making his Test debut at the top of the order with Aaron Finch.
"It's probably unlikely we'll use the three quicks as much we will this game through the whole series as it wears on".
Langer said he was wary of an Indian side led by the incomparable Virat Kohli, that is aiming to win their first Test series ever in Australia.
"They haven't had great success in Australia in the past, as Australia haven't had in India". "They got through the Ashes previous year I thought and bowled a hell of a lot of overs", he said.