Australia is set to play two debutants in the first Test of the Warne-Muralitharan Trophy 2019 between Australia and Sri Lanka which will start on Thursday, January 24 at the Gabba in Brisbane.

Live updates:

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat

The first day's play of the day-night Test will start at 3:00 PM Local, 8:30 AM SLST, 3:00 AM GMT.

Jhye Richardson and Kurtis Patterson are the two young players who will be representing their country for the first in white clothes.

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Fox Sports and Sony Ten 3 live streaming

Fox Sports and Channel Seven will jointly televise Aus v SL 1st Test live for the viewers in Australia. Kayo Sports and Foxtel Sports will stream the matches of this series online in Australia.

SonyLiv will provide the live streaming in India and it's subcontinent. Sony Ten 3 will broadcast the matches live in Sri Lanka and India.

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Joe Burns to open the innings; Renshaw misses out

Patterson has been added to the Australian XI because of his twin centuries in the practice game against Sri Lanka in Hobart last week. Jhye Richardson was announced as the replacement of Jos Hazlewood who will miss this series due to a back injury. Joe Burns has also been added to the XI and will open the innings with Marcus Harris.

Cricket Australia also announced that Travis Head and Pat Cummins will be together given the role of vice-captaincy for this series. The board had previously named Mitchell Marsh and Hazlewood for the role, but Marsh was dropped out of this series due to poor form.

Dinesh Chandimal's chance to prove himself

Sri Lanka has a few worries with their premier players like Angelo Matthews and Akila Dhananjaya missing out. Nuwan Pradeep has also left the tour midway due to an injury he faced in the practice game last week.

Even though Dinesh Chandimal's side isn't likely to beat the Aussies, but they can surely pack a punch to this depleted and dejected home side.

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Kusal Perera and Lahiru Thirimanne have been called up to the side, but both of them are unlikely to feature in this test as the visitors may go into this game with the side which played the Boxing Day Test against New Zealand last month.

The weather in Brisbane is likely to be mostly sunny throughout the five days of the Test, but there are chances of rain on at least four days out of them.

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Having said that, the pitch won't be affected a lot by it. Generally, the Gabba wicket is good for batting and has a lot of bounce on it, but the pink ball might a swing a little bit more at night on this track. It should be a cracker of a game when these two teams tussle up against each other.

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