Warner, whose absence was felt by Australia as they folded for 195 on the opening day of the ongoing Boxing day Test, will hit the MCG nets on Sunday
Australia coach Justin Langer had said he would be "happy" if the Indian team is under a bit of stress and would like to put pressure on Rahane
The trio of Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood starred in the first Test against India, who were dismissed for their lowest ever score – 36 – in the second innings in Adelaide
India were skittled out for their lowest ever Test total at Adelaide Oval and Justin Langer wants Australia to make another statement.
Australia had bundled out India for their lowest-ever Test score of 36 in the series-opener in Adelaide
Justin said Australia will look to drive home the advantage in the absence of Virat Kohli by putting relentless pressure on new skipper Ajinkya Rahane
Joe Burns was picked for the first Test against India despite being in dismal form, and the opener repaid the selectors' faith with an unbeaten half-century in the second innings of the eight-wicket victory
Pucovski was primed to open in the first Test in Adelaide but was ruled out after suffering a concussion in the first warm-up game
Paine was pushed into the job after Steve Smith's unceremonious removal from the post following the ball-tampering scandal
India skipper Kohli is slated to only play the four-match series opener at Adelaide Oval and then return home for birth of his child
Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner had resigned in the aftermath of the scandal during the Cape Town Test against South Africa in March 2018
A swashbuckling Hardik Pandya struck 42 not out off 22 balls to set up India's T20I series-clinching six-wicket win against Australia
Yuzvendra Chahal turned out to be the perfect concussion substitute after an injured Ravindra Jadeja did his part with the bat in India's 11-run win against Australia
Chahal's 3/25 in his four overs had a massive role to play in clinching that triumph and he was adjudged player of the match for it.
Ravindra Jadeja was hit on the helmet by a Mitchell Starc bouncer. The left-hander then limped off after the end of the Indian innings
Shardul Thakur or T Natarajan can get a chance in case skipper Virat Kohli decides to rest Jasprit Bumrah or Mohammed Shami
Coach Justin Langer says the temporarily vacant opening slot will go to the one who performs well for Australia A
The Australian white-ball squad is currently stationed at two different places. One group is training under head coach Justin Langer at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
An effigy of Ravana burns during the Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers participate in the annual Vijayadashmi programme, in Nagpur.PTI Photo
Devotees pull the chariot of Lord Raghunath on the occasion of Kullu Dussehra.PTI Photo
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia with his son Maha Aryaman Scindia offers prayers at Gorkhi Devghar on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Gwalior.PTI Photo
An effigy of Ravana in flames marking the end of the Dussehra festival, in Jammu.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates