"(Lions coach Warren) Gatland announced it in the team room, and forced me to get up and say a few words", the 34-year-old Best told reporters.
The England global picked up a quad strain in training before the Lions' clash with the Maori All Blacks on Saturday and there had been great fear that he would miss out on the first Test.
Omissions from the backline include Ben Te'o, Jonathan Joseph, George North, Leigh Halfpenny and halves Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray.
"I looked back at 2013 (in Australia) and between the first and third tests we made nine different selections".
"We play this game on Tuesday, hopefully we'll get the result we're after and show improvement again".
"Twelve months ago when we were here with Wales I said, "Whatever you do, don't take a dummy from Stephen Donald", and the first thing he did was throw a dummy and score".
The Lions head coach wants his six additions to sit on the bench for the midweek matches against the Chiefs and the Hurricanes, to keep the Test-match 23 fresh for the All Blacks.
Midfielder Charlie Ngatai, who spoke of his pleasure of getting through 80 minutes at the Rotorua International Stadium after his recent concussion issues, is missing too, but loose forward Liam Messam has been named on the bench and will get his chance to go one better against Gatland's mid-weekers.
Uber CEO Stepping Down Amidst Company Turmoil
The development comes after Travis Kalanick on Wednesday resigned as Uber CEO as shareholders demanded a change in leadership. According to the report , one of those investors included venture capital firm Benchmark, which has a seat on Uber's board.
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland reckons the world champion All Blacks are anxious ahead of next week's first Test.
"The Lions will be ready and up for it and we're just going to have to work out what we've got to do to negate it", said Lienert-Brown.
"I've always been confident about Owen being fit for the weekend".
'It's a great opportunity for Elliot and I think he's done pretty well, ' said Gatland.
"There's no doubt there's some pressure on him (Warburton) because certain players and certain combinations have gone well".
So the onus is on Williams, Daly and Nowell to impress against the Chiefs.
The Lions face the Chiefs on Tuesday (20 June) but no Test starters are likely to feature in that outing, so talk has already turned to Gatland's starting XV to take on New Zealand.
'We are going to have some quite lengthy debates in terms of finalising that back three.
Those two victories and performances have set up a fascinating three-match series between the reigning world champions and a Lions side seeking to win back-to-back series' for the first time since 1971 and 1974. "It makes it hard to complete attacking opportunities because there is so much happening off the ball in terms of holding players or subtly holding players".
Now that Kalanick is out, it will be important to see whether Uber's culture at its root changes under new leadership. Earlier on Tuesday, five of Uber's major investors demanded that the chief executive resign immediately.
Jackson said she worked with Constand at Temple University and shared a hotel room with her during occasional trips. Monday was the first day she had joined her husband in court since the trial started June 5.
MDwise, which covers 30,800 in exchange plans, wants to focus instead on its Medicaid plans, which serve 370,000 Hoosiers. MDwise also cited the exchange's uncertain future, adding it had lost $21 million on its exchange business in 2016 alone.
" IT'S OFFICIAL! " Mayweather wrote on his Twitter account alongside a short video that included still photos of both fighters. The fight , which will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena, will be available via pay-per-view and broadcast on Showtime.
The new Game Of Thrones season seven character posters have been unveiled. and it doesn't look for the heroes of Westeros. There's less than a month to go before Game of Thrones returns to our screens and the HBO promo train is at full speed.
Fleury fits the bill as he's scheduled to make $5,750,000 during the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons according to Capfriendly.com . But for every decent team, there's also a Columbus, Atlanta or Tampa Bay, wallowing in futility for a almost a decade or more.
NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky, Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life. Out of total number of new planet candidates , 2,335 have been verified as planets outside of our solar system.
A tropical storm warning was in effect from High Island, Texas, to the Pearl River's mouth along the Louisiana-Mississippi line. The National Hurricane Center on Tuesday afternoon upgraded a weather system in the Gulf of Mexico to Tropical Storm Cindy .
Southern Louisiana and southern MS face the greatest threat of heavy rain and flash flooding, Louisiana Gov. It is expected to be a tropical storm upon landfall Thursday morning along the Louisiana-Texas state line.
The state said the Federal Emergency Management Agency was moving 125,000 meals and 200,000 liters of water into Louisiana. Red flags are flying on the main public beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a warning for people to stay out of the water.
Experts reportedly are warning that oil prices might continue to tumble and could revisit lows hit more than a year ago. That's helped allow US petroleum-product inventories , products supplied and exports all exceed 5-year averages.
Vegas also took Colorado goalie Calvin Pickard, Vancouver defenseman Luca Sbisa and New Jersey defenseman Jon Merrill. While some of their choices are unrestricted free agents, they've got the potential to build a tough, young lineup.
Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway
The number of shootings on Chicago-area expressways has climbed from nine in 2012 to 54 past year , according to the state police. According to the company which manages the tollway, the man and the woman were both in the auto before the shooting took place.
Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure
That caught the board's attention and brought outside investigations that led to the firing of 20 people including some managers. Uber board member, David Bonderman also resigned from his position, after making a sexist remark during a meeting.
Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland
Golden State won the series in five games and Green displayed a shirt that said "Quickie" with the Quicken Loans symbol. At the rally, Green mocked James' contention that James had never played for a super team. "Give everyone credit.
Tech CEOs to visit White House
The council also seeks to boost the cyber security of U.S. government IT systems and wants to learn from private-sector practices. The White House is seeking to shrink government, reduce the federal workforce and eliminate regulations.
Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer
A woman shields herself from the sun while walking along the Las Vegas Strip, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Las Vegas. Thursday is going to be a scorcher, with temperatures expected in the upper 90s and could even break 100 degrees.
US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea
Pyongyang has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the United States mainland. The US President took to Twitter to praise the Chinese president for his country's efforts - even if they haven't worked out.
Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy
Showers and thunderstorms will increase Thursday, with the worst of the rain coming Friday and Friday night . This warning area includes Houston, Galveston, Texas, Lake Charles, Louisiana , and Lafayette, Louisiana.
List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket
Posts from past year show he was adamantly opposed to Clinton, and, after the election, to President Donald Trump. The contacts were made via phone calls and emails. "It was loud", he said. "It was a little abnormal", he said.