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In the third Test match against India, Will Pukowski made his Test debut. While David Warner has returned. He could not play the first two matches due to injury.
The third match of the four-Test series between India and Australia is being played in Sydney. With the start of this match, Australia has made two record changes in this series. First – 11 years later, in the same series, two under-23 players made their Test debut for Australia. Second 35 years later, 4 openers got a chance in the same series.
Pukowski made a test debut
Pukowski made his Test debut in the third Test. He is Australia’s 460th Test player. Pukowski’s age is 22 years 339 days. Cameron Green also made his debut in the first Test match of the series. His age at that time was 21 years 197 days. However, Cameron failed to do much in the first Test. But in the second innings of the second Test match, he showed his talent by scoring 45 runs. Pukowski has made a place in the Test team, performing brilliantly in first class cricket. Pukowski has scored 1744 runs in 23 First Class matches with 6 centuries.
Stark and Pattinson made their Test debut against New Zealand in 2011-12
Similarly, two players made their debut during the Test series with New Zealand in 2011-12. Among them is Mitchell Starc and the other is James Pattinson. Both are members of Australia’s team in the series. However, Pattinson is out of the third test due to muscle strain. While Stark is included in the team. Stark’s age at that time was 21 years 305 days, while Pattinson was 21 years 212 days.
Matthew Wade and Joe Burns opened the innings in the first two matches.
Matthew Wade and Joe Burns started the innings for Australia in the first and second matches of the four-match Test series being played with India, but in the third Test that started on Thursday at Sydney Cricket Ground, David Warner scored Will Pukowski Started the innings with.
Pukowski has his first Test, while Warner is returning to the team after an injury. Warner suffered an injury in the second match of the three ODI series. Due to which he did not play in the series of three T20 matches and the first two matches of the Test. He is back in the third Test. However, he did not start well for the innings. Mohammad Siraj dismissed him for five runs.
Tried four openers in the series against New Zealand in 1985-86
At the same time, Australia tried four openers in the same series against New Zealand in the 1985–86 series. While Andrew Hilditch and Capler Wessels started the innings in the Perth Test, Robbie Kerr and Wayne Phillips played the openers in the Sydney Test.