India's Ravindra Jadeja (C) celebrates with his teammates after dismissing Australia's captain Tim Paine on day four of the third test match between Australia and India at the MCG in Melbourne, Australia, December 29, 2018. "There are definitely factors and incentives attached to this particular series".
Ponting believes that Labuschangne will replace Finch in the playing XI for the fourth Test match in Sydney.
Fittingly it was the legendary Kapil Dev, who had then played a major role taking five wickets in defending a low total while it was young Bumrah with match figures of 9 for 86, who was the hero on what looked like a docile track. But with ball in hand, Jasprit Bumrah nearly single-handedly wrestled Australia out of the Test match as his 6-33 ensured Australia got no more than 151 in the first innings. Labuschagne, who played his only two Tests in the 1-0 series defeat to Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in October, offers another slow bowling option with his legspin at the Sydney Cricket Ground, traditionally Australia's most spin-friendly wicket.
However, the legend still remains very much in India's plan for the 2019 World Cup and made a comeback in the T20I squad for the New Zealand series to get enough match practice behind his back before the marquee event.
Fifth-ranked Australia has added legspinner Marnus Labuschagne to its squad for the Sydney test.
On the other hand, former Australia cricketers have given their verdict on the Boxing Day Test with quite a few of them heaping praise on the Kohli-led visitng team. Cheteshwar Pujara's patient 106 included a 170-run stand with Kohli (82) for the third wicket. "The way he bowls is so much more hard and I think he realises that more than the batsmen and that's why he is so confident about his skill", said the India skipper, who is considered to be one of the best batsman in the world cricket.
Smith and Warner were both suspended for a year by Cricket Australia, with Cameron Bancroft ruled out for nine months, due to their involvement in the national team's ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March.
It's the first time since 1991-92 that an Australian player has not scored a test century during the home summer before the January test in Sydney. So while at the moment it's challenging and everyone's frustrated, it is what it is. I just think plain and simply we were outplayed and India deserved to win this Test.
Tailender Cummins, who is rapidly proving himself to a very capable all-rounder, some even say a future Australia captain, had kept his side in the hunt with an impressive 61 not out on Saturday.
China arrested Kovrig and Spavor separately after Canadian authorities detained a Chinese technology executive in Vancouver. China's Foreign Ministry said this month that McIver was undergoing "administrative punishment" for working illegally.
If the Vikings win, the most likely scenario would be a return trip to Soldier Field for a playoff game on January 5 or 6. He has 271 yards (209 rushing) the past two weeks and 460 scrimmage yards and three touchdowns over the past four games.
Those of us still rocking the Vita will also be treated to Fallen Legion: Flames of Rebellion and Super Mutant Alien Assault . This list includes one of the most incredible open-world snowboarding game Steep which was launched in 2016 by Ubisoft.
Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, a member of the House appropriations committee, said in an emailed statement last week. Trump appears to have upped the ante, introducing closure of the border as another piece on the chessboard.
Tribune Publishing news websites were not affected, and no customer information was compromised, the company said Saturday. The Orlando Sentinel subscribers received their papers on time , according to a Tribune Publishing executive.
He warned in a tweet that parliament would respond to the visit by "forcing the U.S. troops to leave Iraq". People are calling Melania Trump out for wearing sunglasses at night, and seemingly no trousers .
Videos and photos of the light blue sky spread online as locals attempted to figure out the source of the conflagration. Many New Yorkers were surprised to look up on Thursday night and see the night sky illuminated an eerie, azure blue.
Officials in North Dakota issued a no-travel advisory for the eastern part of the state due to icy roads and reduced visibility. A snow band is forming in southeastern North Dakota and into western Minnesota and is expected to continue southeastward.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index was up less than 1 percent, while markets in Shanghai and Hong Kong were down less than half a percent. Even so, the market remains headed for what could be its steepest annual loss since the financial crisis.
Proving her enormous popularity, it was reported that Michelle Obama was voted as the woman most admired by Americans this year. Michelle Obama was named most admired by 15 percent of respondents, compared to 4 percent for Clinton.
Apple did not immediately respond to a Fortune request for comment on the report . Full details of Apple's deal with Hon Hai are not yet clear and could change.
Guardiola says De Bruyne could miss Liverpool clash
It promises to be a fascinating tactical tussle. "It's about continuing that and trying to build on every game that we play". We did quite well. "It's just not important, we wanted to win the game". "You can lose two, and three, and four, five".
Iranians found on English beach as Channel crossings mount
Mr Javid has appointed a "gold commander" to take overall charge of the situation and make strategic decisions about the response. Compared to other influxes of migrants and refugees, the numbers trying to cross the Channel recently are tiny.
Extent 4.8 seismic tremor in Sicily causes harm, wounds
Italy's Mount Etna spews the ash and smoke in Sicily, Italy Monday in this still image from a video obtained by Reuters TV. Some buildings were reportedly damaged in what was the latest in dozens of tremors since Etna erupted on Monday.