After being overlooked for the World Cup squad, Australia fast-bowler Josh Hazlewood sets his sight on the Ashes.
Australia have not won an Ashes series in England since 2001. A new Dukes ball with a less pronounced seam has been in use this season.
Steve Smith and David Warner received their 1st call up to the Australia squad since the expiry late last month of year-long bans for their part in the ball-tampering scandal.
Sydney Morning Herald reported on Friday that Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon all intended to pull out of the fourth Test if David Warner was not removed.
Australia's batting, in the absence of Steve Smith and David Warner, has been heavily criticised in the recent times.
Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of Australia's upcoming tour of India.
Mitchell Starc's absence will hit Australia's preparations for the upcoming ICC World Cup in England and Wales.
The four-match Test series between India and Australia is currently level at 1-1.
Highlights India vs Australia: India lost the Perth Test by 146 runs.
India are chasing a daunting target of 287 runs to win the Perth Test.
Australia are scheduled to play their first Test against Pakistan at Dubai starting from October 7.
Mitchell Starc says that Steve Smith's "leadership group" remark affected other reputations.
Hazlewood was ruled out of the touring party with back trouble.
Hazlewood snuffed out England's outside hopes of a come-from-behind victory when he dismissed captain Joe Root in the third over of the final day of the first-ever day-night Ashes Test.
Josh Hazlewood told Nathan Coulter-Nile to go after the English batsmen.
India opener Rohit Sharma took fifth spot while spinner Axar Patel clinched his career-best seventh rank on Monday
Josh Hazlewood suffered the strain while bowling the second over of the third day .
Along with the players, fixtures are also at risk including Australia's Test tour to Bangladesh from August, the one-day international series in India in September and the home Ashes series against England later this year.