Australia has announced the playing eleven before going into the second test. Captain Steven Smith said on Friday that they will go with the same team as they were in the first game. With same playing eleven that play Brisbane test, it is clear that Jackson Bird and Chadd Sayers again missing out from the final playing XI.
“Same team,” Smith told reporters succinctly at his pre-match news conference at Adelaide Oval, where the second test starts on Saturday.
— cricket.com.au (@CricketAus) 1 December 2017
Australia already takes 1-0 lead in the 5 match test series. Steven Smith side comfortably won the first test by 10 wickets in Brisbane.
Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, who perform well for Australia in the first test, are fit for the second test.
England definitely wants to win this game so as t0 keep the series alive. England might come with a change in the second test.
Australia Playing XI: Steve Smith (captain), David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood