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White replaces injured Lynn in Australia ODI squad

ANI  |  Melbourne [Australia] 

All-rounder has been recalled in the 14-man ODI squad as a replacement for injured for the five-match series against England, beginning January 14 at the Ground (MCG).

Lynn, who was earlier recalled into the team after ruled him out of the squad a year ago, sustained a calf during a (BBL) clash with the Scorchers last week.

was subsequently ruled out of the upcoming ODI series and now White has been named as his replacement.

White's recall in the squad came as a shock as he hasn't played ODI for the national side for almost three years. He played his last ODI against in January 2015.

The 34-year-old's selection came on the back of his good performance in domestic one-day in recent years and his strong form for the Renegades in the BBL.

"He's in very good form as his figures demonstrate, he's playing very well. He's one of the leading run-scorers in the KFC BBL, he's experienced, he's a very and he's a good He ticks all the boxes for what we need at this stage," quoted national selector Trevor Hohns, as saying.

White, who has appeared in a total of four Tests, 88 ODIs and 47 Twenty20 internationals for Australia,was the highest run-scorer last season with a total of 457 runs at an average of 76.16, including two centuries and two half-centuries.

The ODI squad is as follows:

(c), (vc), Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Cameron White,

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 14:15 IST