The man who led Australia to their only series victory in India in nearly 50 years, Adam Gilchrist, has highlighted the importance of defence over aggression as Steve Smith's men prepare for mission impossible.
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Jon Pierik This wasn't the script the Melbourne Stars expected from this contest between the competition's top two franchises.
Andrew Wu Australia's bowlers are preying on Pakistan's frailties against pace and bounce as they aim to regain the series lead in the third one-day international in Perth on Thursday.
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Andrew Wu Selectors have left the door ajar for a shock call-up of pace duo Pat Cummins and James Pattinson in India, to safeguard against injury to their senior quicks.
Jon Pierik Former Test wicketkeeper Peter Nevill will return to Sydney for further scans to determine the nature of Monday night's freak injury.
James Buckley Geoff Lawson believes Australia doesn't have enough fast-bowling power for the India tour next month.