India vs Aus: Virat Kohli,Tim Paine pose with Border-Gavaskar trophy

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"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.

But the Indians have never won a Test series in Australia and if pace bowlers Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins are firing the tourists could be in for another tough time. In an interview to the Australian news website, SACA chief executive Keith Bradshaw said the ticket sales for the first Test are not as high as in the previous years at the same venue, where day-night Tests have become a regular feature since 2015.

Setting the tone for the four-match Test series that gets underway on Thursday, Paine said the Australian team, still recovering from the furore of the ball-tampering scandal, has identified the areas that needed some changes.

India will pick their side for the first test against Australia, which begins in Adelaide on Thursday, from the following 12 players, BCCI said on Wednesday.Team - Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah.

Marsh will play in WA's Shield game against Victoria starting Friday at the MCG.

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"We know the talent Mitch has and we know he is good enough to be a genuine all-rounder at Test level. Going forward we've got full faith in him being a Test all-rounder". Most likely at some stage this series we'll need him.

"As this series wears on, and we get to places where the wicket might be a bit flatter and conditions might be a little warmer, our bowlers will be a bit exhausted then the all rounder position becomes important", said Paine.

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

"Travis Head bowls some handy off spinners so we have options there but we'll be backing our bowlers", he said. The biggest point of debate in the dressing room would be whether to go with six pure batsmen or to play five bowlers. Their problems have been well-documented but when two players of this stature get out of your playing unit can this actually bring you closer as a team?

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