30 Dec 2011

Australia considers four quicks for second cricket test against India

11:28 am on 30 December 2011

The Australia cricket side will consider recalling Ryan Harris for next week's Sydney test as part of a four-pronged pace attack after the home side scored a 122-win run over India in the first test.

Captain Michael Clarke relied heavily on the pace trio of James Pattinson, Peter Siddle and Ben Hilfenhaus who claimed 19 wickets between them at the MCG.

Harris, who has battled injuries in 2011 but is arguably Australia's best quick, could struggle to force his way back into the side with Pattinson claiming his second man-of-the-match award and leading an in-form attack.

But Clarke says the Sydney pitch could favour the pace bowlers with it featuring a fair bit of grass on it in recent times.