Marnus Stands by ‘Treacherous’ Pitch After Taking Nasty Blow, Marsh Receives Attitude Adjustment, Pakistan Faces Fine

Marnus Labuschagne claims that he wouldn’t have been ruled out of the Boxing Day Test due to a damaged finger and doesn’t hold any grudges against the cracking Optus Stadium wicket. The Australia team expects to leave their XI unchanged for the next game. Pakistan team was fined 10% of their match fee and penalized two ICC World Test Championship points for a slow over rate against Australia in the first Test in Perth.