Richardson one of two debutants

WA Warriors and Perth Scorchers quick Jhye Richardson will make his Test debut against Sri Lanka on Thursday.

Richardson will debut alongside New South Wales batsman Kurtis Patterson who was also included after twin hundreds for the CA XI against the tourists in Hobart last week.

In a surprise many thought young gun Victorian batsman Will Pucovski would get an opportunity was not selected. 

Joe Burns will return to the top of the batting order alongside Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja will slide back to three. 

Play begins at 11AM WST on Thursday morning at the Gabba. 

TEAM: Marcus Harris, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Kurtis Patterson, Tim Paine, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson and Nathan Lyon. 

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