'To that end, we have made the decision to keep the New Year's Test at the SCG, which has a wonderful recent history of hosting the Pink Test and Jane McGrath Day on the third day of play'.
"It's only Rohit Sharma, three throw down guys, and the batting coach".
"Rohit needs a lot of practice now because he had a 14-day quarantine period in his room, he has to get used to the conditions their and I think its the best way - go out there and practice".
"So maybe because of that they wanted Rohit to be totally match fit".
India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Friday hit the batting nets for the first time since arriving in Australia as he gears up for the third Test against Australia. He met all of his teammates and head coach of the Indian cricket team Ravi Shastri gave him a warm welcome.
Joe and Jill Biden with Ryan Seacrest on December 31st
When: "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" with Ryan Seacrest will broadcast live from New York City on December 31 at 8 p.m. The show sets the stage to ring in the new year with more than five-and-a-half hours of performances airing until 2 a.m.
Meanwhile, Sydney Cricket Ground has been confirmed as the venue for the third Test.
Speaking from Parliament House in Canberra, Mr Morrison said the "hotspot" model being used by most states when deciding when to close borders due to COVID-19 outbreaks was working well. "The players will be in Melbourne for a few more days training there, before moving to Sydney a couple of days ahead of the Test match", Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said while speaking to reporters on Wednesday during a virtual interaction. Image Credit: Getty Images.
The four-Test series is firmly locked at 1-1 after India bounced back strongly to level the series 1-1 in Melbourne. India are expected to field either T Natarajan or Shardul Thakur in place of injured Umesh Yadav while Navdeep Saini who was expensive in first 2 ODIs may be given a chance. The Little Master added that Shubman Gill, who impressed everyone in his Test debut, should be moved to number five to accommodate Rohit at the top and replace Hanuma Vihari.
The "Pink Test" has become a tradition at the Sydney Cricket Ground and in its 12th year last summer raised 1.2 million Australian dollars for the McGrath foundation, a charity set up by former pacer Glenn McGrath to support breast cancer patients.