This is a big opportunity for Marcus Harris, who was unlucky not to be picked for the first two Tests after playing during the home summer and dominating in the Sheffield Shield.
He comes in for Cameron Bancroft, who has been out of sorts in his comeback to Test cricket after completing his ban for ball tampering.
“Marcus Harris is so chilled out. My gosh. A bit of a joke around the group. He is that chilled out. I’ve always believed, Tubby knows it as well as anyone, the opening partnership, the top three or so critical in winning Test match cricket,” Justin Langer said on Channel Nine.
“We to have get the combination right. That will set us up for the short-term but also for the long-term in Australian cricket.”