India has played the Boxing Day Test match at the MCG on eight occasions starting from 1985.
Paine reckons Langer would've knocked him out had he left the field at such a crucial juncture.
The clouds of uncertainty are hovering around India tour of Australia.
Paine has led the Aussies to 10 Test victories in 19 matches.
Earlier, Tim Paine had refuted Clarke's claims.
"They were too scared to sledge Kohli or the other Indian players because they had to play with them in April," Clarke had said.
It was a mutual decIsion on part of the CA and BCB.
India is scheduled to play Test series against Australia towards the fag end of the ongoing year.
Marnus was hilariously believed into realising that something was wrong with him.
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