Smith ended the opening day of the famous Boxing Day Test at the MCG unbeaten on 72 as the Baggy Green
just about shaded honours on 259 for five.
STEVE Smith hit 133 in his first match as Australia's Test captain as the Baggy Green
took what could prove to be a vital 97-run lead in the first Test against India at Brisbane.
Australia's prized Baggy Green
Test caps, which can now be bid online at a starting price of 5.
Khawaja, the first Muslim to wear the baggy green
, told the Sydney Morning Herald he had considered whether it was possible to wear a uniform which did not have the logo of Australia's key sponsor the VB brewery.
Gillespie told Sunday Mirror Sport: "It's a really tough one for me, because I bleed the Baggy Green
, let me make that very clear.
We saw something of that old Baggy Green
mentality from England on Monday evening.
The men in Baggy Green
reached stumps on 222 for five, before bad light stopped play prematurely, to trail England by just 16 runs.
There have been suggestions that Ponting could be persuaded to don the Baggy Green
again this summer for one final Ashes assignment, especially if Michael Clarke's back injury affects his participation in the series, but yesterday's news appears to make that possibility even more remote than it already was.
But it was a collective effort that saw the Baggy Green
across the finish line, with the three-pronged attack showing enough to suggest they can spearhead a bid to return to the top of the Test rankings.
I'VE never doubted myself on anything I've ever done when I've had the baggy green
cap on" - Australia's Ashes defeat was not causing a crisis of confidence in the mind of captain Ricky Ponting.
I remember going down to his house just after his kit arrived with his baggy green
, his jumper and playing shirts," recalled Ponting.
20pm, is described as white, 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins, of medium build, in his late teens to early 20s, short cropped blonde hair and was wearing a baggy green
hooded top, blue jeans and white trainers.