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Australia's cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets.
Scheduled to train from 9 AM, the Lankans did not mind turning up an hour before and the main drill centered around batting.
Starc and Hazlewood form a potent new-ball attack for Australia in the series, which gets underway in Brisbane on November 23.
Rumesh Ratnayake said not just for Virat Kohli, but they have come with specific plans for each Indian player.
Excluding Pandya despite naming him in squad & asking Vijay to play Ranji Trophy game suggests selectors are considering individual requirements
Indian Cricket team’s all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been rested for the upcoming first two Tests of the three-Test match series against Sri Lanka.
Hazlewood heads into the first Brisbane Test on November 23 on the back of a solitary Sheffield Shield match for New South Wales.
He is expected to play a major role during next year's tour of South Africa and Cheteshwar Pujara is confident that the upcoming Sri Lanka series will give him a "good opportunity".
Sri Lanka head coach Nic Pothas says the debacle against India taught them a few lessons and they will not be awestruck by the fancied hosts since they are a much better team now.
Former skipper and all-rounder Angelo Mathews has recovered from a recurring calf injury and was included in the squad.
The captain hit back strongly at a media conference in Sydney, calling suggestions of favouritism "absolute garbage".
With Zimbabwe declining the opportunity to declare, the game headed into the final session with neither side making a compelling case for victory.
The 39-year-old left-armer grabbed six for 43 -- taking 11 wickets in the match -- as Pakistan slumped to 114 all out chasing a target of 136 to win.
Yasir's selection was under the cloud after the national selectors and head coach Mickey Arthur expressed concerns over his general fitness levels.
Rubel departed nearly a week late after officials proved he was not the unknown man barred by South African authorities with a similar name.