Australia take on New Zealand in the second Test in Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The hosts thrashed the Kiwis by 296 runs in the first Test.
Australia Playing XI
David Warner, Joe Burns, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Travis Head/Michael Neser, Tim Paine (c/wk), James Pattinson, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon
RECORD LOOMING: Ross Taylor (7124) requires 49 runs to become the all-time leading scorer for the BLACKCAPS in men’s Test cricket. Currently Stephen Fleming – 7172 sits at the top… #StatChat #AUSvNZ #cricketnation pic.twitter.com/k1uGInm9Ye— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) December 25, 2019
New Zealand Playing XI
Tom Latham, Tom Blundell, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult