Australia returns to Sri Lanka for the first time since 2016 and off the back of a historic series win against Pakistan earlier this year.
But while Pat Cummins had a largely settled side for that series — they used just the 12 players across the three Tests — this time it is decidely less so.
Watch Australia’s Tour of Sri Lanka. Every T20, ODI and Test Match Live & On-Demand on Kayo. New to Kayo? Try 14-Days Free Now >
Australia thought it was heading into the two-Test series with its top six – David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith and Travis Head — set in stone.
A hamstring injury to Head, however, has left selectors with a big headache.
Glenn Maxwell has been added to the Test squad and could add to his tally of seven matches, the last of which came five years ago. Maxwell is one of the better players of spin in the Australian squad and boasts a Test…