Fast bowlers Scott Boland and Joel Paris will be making their One-Day International debuts for Australia in the first game of the five-match series against India which gets underway in Perth on Tuesday.
Newly appointed South African Test captain AB de Villiers has been named as the Cricket World Player of the year 2015 - as voted by you - while Joe Root, Mitchell Starc, Jos Buttler are among other winners.
Only 68 deliveries of play were possible on day two as rain played spoilsport after Carlos Brathwaite scored an aggressive 69 to take West Indies to 248 for seven at stumps in the third Test against Australia in Sydney.
Mitchell Marsh and Nathan Lyon shared seven wickets between them on the fourth day to dismiss West Indies for 282 in the final innings and ensuring a 177-run victory for Australia in the second Test in Melbourne to claim the series 2-0.
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite asserted that the team is eager to put up a fight against Australia after a much improved performance with the bat in the third day of the second Test in Melbourne.