Australia captain and selector Michael Clarke was put through a searching fitness test but is yet to decide if he is fit to play.
Mahela Jayawardena said that the Sri Lankans will attack Nathan Lyon if conditions and the match situation suited. Tasmania paceman Jackson Bird will make his debut in place of injured quick Ben Hilfenhaus while Mitchell Starc has been rested and his fellow left-armer Mitchell Johnson returns to the line-up.
Former test players Geoff Lawson and Wayne Phillips weigh in on Australia's controversial new rotation policy.
2nd Test, MCG,Dec 2012
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