Former Australia Test batsman Geoff Marsh handed his son Mitchell his Test cap on Wednesday in Dubai, joining a rare group of Test dads to have two sons in the business, and he was pleased as punch.
Pakistan reached 50 for two by lunch on day one of the first Test against Australia in Dubai, recovering slowly after losing two very early wickets.
Recently usurped by South Africa at the helm of the International Cricket Council's Test rankings, Australia will be determined to counter - against Pakistan - in the United Arab Emirates.
Captain Michael Clarke has all but confirmed all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will debut, come Australia's first Test match against Pakistan, which will get underway at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.
We run the rule over the venue for this week's first Test between Pakistan and Australia in the United Arab Emirates.