With no international assignments, the Aussie captain is busy playing domestic cricket.
Here are all the major stats and numbers recorded during Australia big win in Canberra’s Test debut.
Paine is excited to have the duo back in the mix.
"I felt as the summer went on he actually got better."
It could've been only his sixth Test half-century had Paine not declared the innings.
The game is a chance for the Aussies to restore pride in their cricket.
In the first game of the series where his bowling partner Pat Cummins ran riot, Starc once again failed to light up the wicket column.
Australia have named an unchanged playing XI for this Test.
The babysitter banter continues in India.
The wicket-keeper also added that the form of the bowlers has helped release the pressure on Mitchell Starc.