Team selection: Third opener, second wicketkeeper still grey areas for Australia Test tour

But with the team management's backing of KL Rahul, who has had 14 failures in 17 innings, the role of a reserve opener will become very important in the larger context of the series.

India's Prithvi Shaw bats during the second day of the second Test match between India and West Indies in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, October 13, 2018. | AP