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Cheteshwar Pujara joins Nottinghamshire as cover for James Pattinson, to play four county championship matches

Cheteshwar Pujara joins Nottinghamshire as cover for James Pattinson, to play four county championship matches

The 29-year-old, who bats at number three in the Indian side, averages over 51 from 48 tests for India and has scored 11 hundreds.

ICC Champions Trophy: Chris Lynn, Mitchell Starc, James Pattinson named in Australia's 15-man squad

ICC Champions Trophy: Chris Lynn, Mitchell Starc, James Pattinson named in Australia's 15-man squad

Pattinson is currently playing for Nottinghamshire in English cricket after taking part in Victoria`s Sheffield Shield championship victory in the recently finished domestic season.

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke thrilled to coach Prime Ministers XI against Sri Lanka

Former Australian captain Michael Clarke thrilled to coach Prime Ministers XI against Sri Lanka

The 35-year-old Clarke, who retired from international cricket after the 2015 Ashes in England, will mentor a side led by captain Adam Voges.

Adam Voges to lead Australia's PM XI against Sri Lanka in Twenty20

Adam Voges to lead Australia's PM XI against Sri Lanka in Twenty20

The PM XI will be coached by former Test captain Michael Clarke for the match at Manuka Oval on February 15.

Australia pacer James Pattinson's international future clouded after recurrence of shin soreness

Australia pacer James Pattinson's international future clouded after recurrence of shin soreness

Pattinson has been ordered to rest for the remainder of the season.

Big blow for Australia's Peter Siddle after lengthy absence feared due to stress fracture

Big blow for Australia's Peter Siddle after lengthy absence feared due to stress fracture

Siddle, who has played 61 tests for Australia has taken 208 wickets.

Fastest Test centurion Brendon McCullum unaware he had broken idol Viv Richards' record

Fastest Test centurion Brendon McCullum unaware he had broken idol Viv Richards' record

McCullum said that Viv was his idol when growing up and it is nice to get past him on this occasion.

Australia vs New Zealand: James Pattinson replaces Peter Siddle for 2nd test

Australia vs New Zealand: James Pattinson replaces Peter Siddle for 2nd test

Siddle was sidelined with a back injury for much of New Zealand`s second innings at Wellington`s Basin Reserve and bowled just eight overs on the third day before he spent the fourth day patrolling the boundary.

India vs Australia 2016: Absence of James Pattinson leaves experts perplexed

India vs Australia 2016: Absence of James Pattinson leaves experts perplexed

Cricket Australia opted to rest the injury-prone bowler after the three Tests against West Indies.

3rd Test, Day 2: West Indies 248-7 at close in rain-hit Sydney Test

3rd Test, Day 2: West Indies 248-7 at close in rain-hit Sydney Test

Brathwaite`s 69 runs came off 71 balls with seven fours and four sixes and further enhanced his reputation.

2nd Test, Day 3: Australia in total command against hapless Windies side

2nd Test, Day 3: Australia in total command against hapless Windies side

Off-spinner Nathan Lyon collected four for 66 and now has 179 career Test wickets.

AUS vs WI, 2nd Test: Steve Smith, Adam Voges reach milestones as Aussies seize control on Day 2

AUS vs WI, 2nd Test: Steve Smith, Adam Voges reach milestones as Aussies seize control on Day 2

Smith reached his sixth Test century of the year and 13th overall with 134 and Voges remained unbeaten on 106 when the skipper declared Australia`s first innings on 551 for three.

1st Test, Day 3: Australia beat Windies by an innings and 212 runs​

1st Test, Day 3: Australia beat Windies by an innings and 212 runs​

A total attendance of 15,342 over the three days may also spell trouble for Hobart as a Test venue.

James Pattinson included in Australian team, Nathan Coulter-Nile left out

James Pattinson included in Australian team, Nathan Coulter-Nile left out

Pattinson will join Adelaide Test man-of-the-match Josh Hazlewood and Peter Siddle in the new-ball attack.

Embarrassment looms? Windies fighting for respect against Australia

Embarrassment looms? Windies fighting for respect against Australia

The Australians for their part are wary of the nothing-to-lose attitude of the West Indies.

Nathan Lyon ready to spearhead Aussie bowling attack

Nathan Lyon ready to spearhead Aussie bowling attack

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has said that he is ready to step up in the absence of injured pace spearhead Mitchell Starc and recently retired Mitchell Johnson for the upcoming Test series against West Indies.

Australia turn to Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson for Windies opener

Australia turn to Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson for Windies opener

Coulter-Nile, 28, has been included despite not playing any domestic Sheffield Shield matches so far this summer because of a shoulder injury.

With Johnson retired, Steyn to follow, who will carry forward the legacy?

Whispering Death, White Lightning, Rawalpindi Express were few names given to erstwhile speed merchants, who always bayed for batsmen’s blood with their threatening pace. A deadly fast bowler always takes pride in knocking a batsman down with his menacing bowling.