George North has played down the fears over his recovery from concussion.
It comes as Wales boss Warren Gatland said he'd like North to miss the rest of the season, and not play again until the World Cup in September.
The 23-year-old wing, who has suffered four head injuries in the last five months, is focusing his efforts on getting back to health and told The Daily Telegraph of his recovery: "It's looking positive.
Northampton Saints summer signing George North has been selected for the British and Irish Lions team to face Australia in the crucial series decider at the weekend.
Norfolk's Tom Youngs is on the replacements bench.
L Halfpenny (Wal); T Bowe (Ire), J Davies (Wal), J Roberts (Wal), G North (Wal); J Sexton (Ire), M Phillips (Wal); A Corbisiero (Eng), R Hibbard (Wal), A Jones (Wal), A-W Jones (Wal, capt), G Parling (Eng), D Lydiate (Wal), S O'Brien (Ire), Toby Faletau (Wal).
Replacements: T Youngs (Eng), M Vunipola (Eng), D Cole (Eng), R Gray (Sco), J Tipuric (Wal), C Murray (Ire), O Farrell (Eng), Manu Tuilagi (Eng).
Speculation continues to surround the future of Wales winger George North.
The Llanelli Scarlets star has been heavily linked with a move to the Aviva Premiership with Northampton Saints.
More information could come from a press conference this afternoon from the Welsh side ahead of their next fixture.
It has been reported that Northampton Saints are targeting Wales star George North.
The 31-times capped winger has more than a year left on his Scarlets contract, but the 20-year-old's agent Christian Abt is said to have confirmed that talk are taking place over a possible transfer to Saints.