Jones died in September this year at the age of 59 in Mumbai, where he was commentating for the Indian Premier League, after suffering a stroke.
India vs Australia: Fully-fit Bumrah will be key for visitors, says former Aussie skipper Allan Border
"If he fires up like he did last time, gets important wickets, ruffles a few feathers with the ball, I reckon he could be the real difference," Allan Border said.
Gavaskar and former Australian skipper Allan Border have thrown their weight behind Gill. Border, in fact, was more emphatic in his backing of the young Punjab batsman, calling him a “seriously good player.”
The day-night Test begins on 17 December and Australia are grappling with injury issues ahead of the match.
With the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins, to name a few, up in their ranks, both India and Australia have formidable bowling attacks.
Kohli will leave the tour after the first of four Tests, due to start in Adelaide on 17 December, for the birth of his first child.
The Sydney Test, usually known as the New Year's Test, begins in the first week of January but has been pushed back to 7 January in the planned schedule.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket matches without spectators 'a possible situation' in post COVID-19 world, says Virat Kohli
Kohli said the many moments which are created because of the passion brought in by fans, would be missing.
Empty stadiums not logistics the main hurdle concerning T20 World Cup in Australia, says country's sports minister
Australia can deal with the challenge of getting teams into the country for the T20I World Cup but whether it is worth having the tournament in empty stadiums is the main point for consideration, feels Sports Minister Richard Colbeck.
Usman Khawaja confident of strong comeback after contract snub, says he is still among top six batsmen in country
The top order batsman was omitted from Australia’s annual list of 20 elite, contracted players in 2020, announced on Thursday, after falling out of favour with selectors midway through last year’s Ashes.
Usman Khawaja says he was 'very shocked' to find out about Cricket Australia's financial crisis, blames it on 'mismanagement'
Batsman Usman Khawaja, who was snubbed by Cricket Australia while announcing central contracts, says he was shocked to learn about the financial crisis the Board is facing and blamed it on "mismangement".
Former Australia captain Allan Border says he 'cannot imagine' T20 World Cup being held at empty stadiums
The idea of playing in empty stadiums to give cricket-starved fans live action on television has found some backing but the 64-year-old Border is not a fan of the concept, especially for a World Cup.
The 33-year-old Warner won Cricket Australia's Allan Border medal for being the player of the year, completing an emotional turnaround after the ignominy of being suspended for ball-tampering in 2018
Here's a statistical look at Steve Smith's Ashes 2019 batting form where he created and broke many records.
Ashes 2019: Steve Smith deserves all credit if Australia retain Urn, says former captain Allan Border
Former test skipper Allan Border says that if Australia retain the coveted urn, the credit can go only to one man — Steve Smith
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Allan Border says he always feared England would produce their best on the biggest stage
Former Australia skipper Allan Border said he always feared that England would produce their best on the biggest stage and they did exactly that against the Aussies in the World Cup semifinal.
Legendary Australian Allan Border has suggested bowling will be the difference maker when the two Ashes rivals clash in the World Cup. He has also said Nathan Lyon should be included going forward.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Allan Border picks Virat Kohli, Eoin Morgan and Aaron Finch as top captains in mega tournament
Legendary batsman Allan Border on Saturday picked Virat Kohli, Eoin Morgan and Aaron Finch as his top three ODI captains in the forthcoming ICC Men's Cricket World Cup in the United Kingdom.
Cricket World Cup history, Part 1: From 1975 to 1987, a brief look at first four editions of the cricket's biggest festival
A look down in the history of the first four editions of the ICC Cricket World Cup, from the year on inception in 1975 to 1987, when Australia first clinched the title.