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The 31-year-old has scored over 1,000 runs across all formats this summer and is the leading run scorer in the Sheffield Shield this season
Following, maiden series win in Australia, Cheteshwar Pujara in third spot in Test batsman as pacer Jasprit Bumrah moves to 15th position.
World's No 1 batsman with 25 Test hundreds warned that youngsters will have mental problems if they don't embrace the pristine form of five-day cricket.
Handscomb said the nearly-washed out day four of the fourth Test at the SCG has given his side a great chance to draw the match and restrict India's margin of series win to 2-1.
If there is one man in cricket whom insurance companies will absolutely love, he has to be Cheteshwar Pujara.
The Karnataka batsman was impressive during his international debut in the third Test as well with scores of 76 and 42 in the first and second innings respectively.
First-choice spinner Ravichandran Ashwin remains injured with left-arm finger-spinner Ravindra Jadeja brought into the side as part of a four-man attack.
Shane Warne feels that this will be the best Boxing Day Test in a long while.
Virat Kohli has earned praise from former India batsman Rahul Dravid with the 45-year-old legend calling Kohli a 'great example' of players who have succeeded in all three formats.
Earlier, responding to Australia's first-innings total of 326, India were all out for 283 to give the hosts a 43 run lead.
The year 2018 has been great for the Indian captain, who has produced some exceptional ODI feats including the fastest to reach the 10,000 club, elevating his stature as the best batsman in the world.
The new International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings see Abbas shoot to third from 14th and he is now behind only England's James Anderson and South Africa's Kagiso Rabada.
The SG has always been used by India in five-day international and domestic games, while England use Dukes for Test cricket and Australia, South Africa, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka prefer the Kookaburra.
Australia have for the first time named two Test cricket vice-captains -- all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and fast bowler Josh Hazlewood -- as they look to move on from a major cheating scandal.
Virat Kohli has been one of the top run-getters in Tests in recent times, and plays and talks about it with passion.