Tim Paine today leads Australia into battle with Pakistan in the first test in Dubai. The match will be a new look Australia team with Paine skipper for the first time.
The match marks Travis Head, Aaron Finch and Marnus Labuschargne Test debuts along with the return of Aussie quick Peter Siddle who debuted for Australia in 2008vs India and his 1st Test since 2016.
Tim Paine becomes the 46th Australian Test captain the first from Hobart Tasmania.
Toss to come soon.