Form sees David Warner return to ODI side

Last updated 13:46 31/12/2013
David Warner
Getty Images
BACK IN GOLD (GREEN): David Warner has earned a recall to Australia's ODI team.

Relevant offers

Cricket

No deal in sight as Australian cricket pay dispute hits crisis point Newcomer Dawid Malan leads England to T20 series win vs South Africa Suzie Bates and Holly Huddleston lead White Ferns to first-up World Cup win Cricket Australia issues revised pay offer to players in bid to break impasse White Ferns can be giantkillers in biggest Women's World Cup yet: 'I still think we can go under the radar' Doug Bracewell loses NZ Cricket contract as Raval, Broom, de Grandhomme elevated to top-21 NZC contracts up for grabs as Black Caps Luke Ronchi and Jeetan Patel retire Afghanistan, Ireland granted test cricket status Afghanistan, Ireland awarded test status in cricket India arrest 19 for celebrating Pakistan's Champions Trophy sparking calls for their immediate release

David Warner has been recalled and Michael Clarke returns as captain of Australia's limited-overs team for the five-match ODI series against England starting January 12.

Australia selectors announced the 14-man squad today, three days before the test team attempts to sweep the Ashes series in the fifth test in Sydney.

Warner, who was dropped from the ODI squad due to poor form ahead of the October tour to India, regained his place due to his weight of runs in the test series and domestic cricket.

''David Warner has won back his place in the Australia ODI squad with his outstanding recent form,'' chief selector John Inverarity said.

Clarke, Shaun Marsh and paceman James Pattinson, who were all unavailable for the India tour due to injuries, have been recalled.

Pattinson made a successful return with the Melbourne Renegades in a domestic Twenty20 win over Brisbane Heat on Monday night, taking 3-36 off his four overs, and should form an explosive combination with test paceman Mitchell Johnson - the standout bowler during the India series and during Australia's four recent test wins against England.

Opener Warner returns at the expense of Phil Hughes, while Adam Voges, Moises Henriques and Callum Ferguson also lost their spots in the squad. George Bailey, who led the ODI team in Clarke's absence, is vice-captain for the England series.

Australia squad: Michael Clarke (captain), George Bailey (vice-captain), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Xavier Doherty, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Clint McKay, James Pattinson, David Warner, Shane Watson.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content