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Both teams will be appeared with some changes in their main squad. Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden, who played in all 16 winning matches, will not be eligible to play in the third Test. Now, ACT Invitational XI opener and local boy Chris Rogers will make his debut at the age of 30. This batsman will make open the innings with Phil Jaques in this Test.
Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has been re-called in the main squad. Now, Indian batsmen have to face Australian pace-trio attack in this bouncy pitch.
Good news for Indian team is that Virender Sehwag will play in the third Test. He showed his impressive performance in the warm-up match scoring a quick hundred in 78 balls.
Look at below where you can see both teams squad at a glance:-
Australian squad: RT Ponting, AC Gilchrist, SR Clark, MJ Clarke, ML Hayden, GB Hogg, MEK Hussey, PA Jaques, MG Johnson, B Lee, CJL Rogers, A Symonds, SW Tait.
Indian squad: A Kumble, MS Dhoni, R Dravid, SC Ganguly, Harbhajan Singh, W Jaffer, KD Karthik, VVS Laxman, Pankaj Singh, IK Pathan, V Sehwag, I Sharma, RP Singh, VRV Singh, SR Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh.
This is the preliminary squad of both teams. Now, in below I am giving my probably players name in the third Test:-
Australia: Chris Rogers, Phil Jaques, RT Ponting, MJ Clarke, AC Gilchrist, MEK Hussey, A Symonds, Brad Hogg, Sr Clark, B Lee, SW Tait.India: V Sehwag, W Jaffer, R Dravid, SC Ganguly, SR Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, KD Karthik, Anil Kumble, RP Singh, IK Pthan, I Sharma.