Australia vs New Zealand 3rd Test Day 1 highlights at Sydney
Australia vs New Zealand: Follow highlights from Day 1 of the third Test encounter between Australia and New Zealand in Sydney.Updated: Jan 03, 2020 12:52 IST
As it happened: Australia face New Zealand in the third Test encounter in Sydney with the hosts leading 2-0 in the three-match series. Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and opted to bat first. He also ended the speculations over a five-pronged bowling attack by not deciding to drop off-spinner Nathan Lyon from the playing XI. There was big news from the New Zealand camp as skipper Kane Williamson and left-handed batsman Henry Nicholls both missed out because of illness.
New Zealand (Playing XI): Tom Latham(c), Tom Blundell, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Glenn Phillips, BJ Watling(w), Colin de Grandhomme, Todd Astle, William Somerville, Matt Henry, Neil Wagner
Australia (Playing XI): David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Matthew Wade, Travis Head, Tim Paine(w/c), James Pattinson, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon