Australia v England 1st ODI Preview

Gillette ODI Series
Australia v England
1st ODI MCG, January 14

Australia head into the one-day series against England with Cameron White coming in for the injured Chris Lynn.

White has been one of the leading run-scorers in the BBL, was chosen ahead of Glenn Maxwell and D’Arcy Short. White hasn’t played ODI cricket for Australia since 2014. With a strong performance, White could potentially bolt into the World Cup squad in 2019.

White is considered to be one of the cleanest strikers in world cricket, is certain to start leaving Marcus Stonis, Mitch Marsh and Travis Head to fight it out for the remaining two spots.

England have some minor injury concerns with Jason Roy injuring his hand in a warm-up match.

With the South African tour on the horizon, Australia will take the opportunity to rotate their fast bowlers. Josh Hazelwood will be rested on Sunday with Andrew Tye and Jaye Richardson looking at a start.

2017-18 International Fixtures
Gillette ODI Series Australia v England

Australia ODI squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner (vc), Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Cameron White, Adam Zampa.

England ODI squad: Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

First ODI MCG, January 14.
Second ODI Gabba, January 19.
Third ODI SCG, January 21.
Fourth ODI Adelaide Oval, January 26.
Fifth ODI Perth Stadium, January 28.


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