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Glenn Maxwell back in Australia ODI squad as cover for Aaron Finch

Glenn Maxwell has made his way back into the Australian ODI cricket team after Aaron Finch was ruled out of the Adelaide ODI due to injury

cricket Updated: Jan 25, 2018 10:14 IST
Reuters, Sydney
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Glenn Maxwell has been recalled into the Australian ODI cricket team.(REUTERS)

Batsman Glenn Maxwell has been recalled to the Australian squad as cover for Aaron Finch, who was ruled out of Friday’s fourth one-day international against England in Adelaide with a hamstring injury.

Maxwell, who has played 80 ODIs for his country and can be one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket on his day, was surprisingly left out when the squad was announced earlier this month.

Captain Steve Smith and chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns had said at the time he needed to be more consistent at the international level to get back into the team.

The 29-year-old last played for the one-day side on the tour of India last September.

Finch will be assessed ahead of the fifth ODI in Perth on Sunday. England have an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.

First Published: Jan 25, 2018 10:11 IST