Dean Jones sees 'leadership qualities' in young Test opener Matt Renshaw

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Matt Renshaw celebrates his century.

Matt Renshaw celebrates his century. Photo: Mark Kolbe

Dean Jones thinks the Australian Test team has found a new leader.

Matt Renshaw may be just four matches into his Test career, but he's turned heads with a couple of solid, reliable knocks. 

Renshaw is unbeaten on 167 after the first day of the SCG test, perfectly constructing his innings through the day.

The 20-year-old batted slowly while Dave Warner started the innings with a blast, and then lifted his strike rate as the day wore on.

It's that maturity that caught Jones' attention.

"I don't want to put any pressure on the kid, but I think there's some leadership qualities about him," Jones told Sports Today.

"There's a bit of Mark Taylor about him at a young age."

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