They had a new-look assault, with common captain Pat Cummins failing to beat a quad pressure he picked up through the first Test, whereas fast Josh Hazlewood was dominated out with basic soreness after West Indies batted for greater than 200 overs throughout the 2 innings in Perth.
Neser has been in good type for Queensland within the Sheffield Shield, with 24 wickets at 14.5 in 5 matches through the ongoing home season.
In one other parallel to final summer time, former captain Smith takes the reins from Cummins like he did within the Ashes Test in Adelaide.
West Indies’ hopes of a series-levelling victory seem harder, having misplaced all three of their earlier day-night Tests, the final of which came to visit 4 years in the past. In distinction, pioneers Australia have mastered the pink ball with an unblemished report from ten matches, together with six on the Adelaide Oval.
Australia: 1 David Warner, 2 Usman Khawaja, 3 Marnus Labuschagne, 4 Steven Smith (capt), 5 Travis Head, 6 Cameron Green, 7 Alex Carey (wk), 8 Michael Neser, 9 Mitchell Starc, 10 Nathan Lyon, 11 Scott Boland
West Indies: 1 Kraigg Brathwaite (capt), 2 Tagenarine Chanderpaul, 3 Shamarh Brooks, 4 Jermaine Blackwood, 5 Devon Thomas, 6 Jason Holder, 7 Joshua Da Silva (wk), 8 Roston Chase, 9 Alzarri Joseph, 10 Anderson Phillip, 11 Marquino Mindley