Paine to lead Australia in ODI series against England; Finch named skipper in Zimbabwe T20 tri-series

WION Web Team Melbourne VIC, Australia May 08, 2018, 09.10 AM(IST)

File photo of Tim Paine. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins were not included due to injury, the selectors said.

Cricket Australia(CA) today announced a 15-man team to be captained by Tim Paine for ODI series against England starting next month.

D’Arcy Short has made it to the ODI squad for the first time with Lathan Lyon making a comeback after two years.

"England potentially have a number of left-handers in their side and we look forward to seeing what (Lyon) can produce with the white-ball in English conditions," said CA selector Trevor Hohns.

"A decision on a permanent one-day captain will be made in due course," Hohns added.

Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins were not included due to injury, the selectors said.

"Tim is a strong leader and will captain the side for this series, supported by Aaron," selector Trevor Hohns said.

"We have selected a 15-player squad as we push forward in our preparations for the World Cup in England in 2019," he added.

Aaron Finch was named the T-20 captain with Alex Carey as vice-captain.  Jack Wildermuth and Mitchell Swepson have made it into the squad for the first time.

Nic Maddinson has made a comeback into the T20 squad.

Australia will play five ODIs and a T20 match against England from June 13-27, before heading to Zimbabwe for a T20 tri-series series also involving Pakistan starting on July 1.

One-Day team:

Tim Paine, Aaron Finch (vc), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey,  Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, D’Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye.

T20 team:

Aaron Finch (c),  Alex Carey (vc), Ashton Agar, Travis Head, Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, D’Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye, Jack Wildermuth.