Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Australia v India in the first Test at Adelaide Oval

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"Just like the great Australian cricket team of 2001 felt and we just fell short (of winning in India) and we were able to (win in) 2004", Langer told Australian radio channel SEN's Whateley.

Captain Tim Paine said Marsh's omission was due to a lack of consistency and he would benefit from returning to Sheffield Shield cricket to find form again.

Paine said: "Mitch Marsh probably hasn't been as consistent as he would like and we would like".

"We are taking the opportunity at the moment to go back and play a Shield game and get some cricket under belt".

"We know he is good enough to be a genuine all rounder at Test level".

"Normally, Australian teams like to bat first".

The dumping of Mitch Marsh will add an extra burden for Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and spinner Nathan Lyon, who will have to take on more overs in what are forecast to be scorching hot conditions in Adelaide.

"It's probably unlikely we'll use the three quicks as much we will this game through the whole series as it wears on".


India will pick their playing XI for the first Test against Australia from the 12 players which was announced on Wednesday.

Australia could give a debut to in-form opener Marcus Harris, likely to partner Aaron Finch at the top of the order with Usman Khawaja appearing to be sufficiently recovered from knee surgery to come in at number three. Border-Gavaskar trophy is a test series played between India and Australia.

"There has been so much talk in the last 10 months that everyone is sick of it", he said ahead of Australia's first home Test since "sandpapergate", where Smith, Warner and Cameron Bancroft tried to alter the ball in South Africa.

"That's why I feel that India have got a big chance because they are a settled unit and they will be confident".

"All our three quicks go in really fresh so we've got confidence in them, particularly at the start of the series".

"They got through the Ashes previous year I thought and bowled a hell of a lot of overs", captain Tim Paine said.

"The quicks are going to have to bowl a bit more and we have full faith that Nathan Lyon can do the job in any conditions", he said.

"The [Adelaide] wicket over the last few years here has given enough throughout the game [to not need an allrounder]".

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