SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 20: Nic Maddinson of the NSW Blues has been chosen to play for Australia during day four of the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and Victoria at Sydney Cricket Ground on November 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Australia have stuck with Nic Maddinson for the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne, as Steve Smith has named an unchanged line-up for the third Test in a row.

Australia XI: David Warner, Matthew Renshaw, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith (c), Peter Handscomb, Nic Maddinson, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, Nathan Lyon

Western Australian Hilton Cartwright misses out on a Boxing Test debut, while South Australian Chadd Sayers is overlooked once again in favour of Jackson Bird.

Australia will be out to seal a series victory over Pakistan, after winning the first Test in Brisbane by just 39 runs.