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England v Australia: Tim Paine named ODI captain for five-match series

BBC – Test captain Tim Paine will lead Australia’s one-day side for their limited-overs tour of England in June.

Summary

  • Test captain Tim Paine will lead Australia’s one-day side for their limited-overs tour of England in June.
  • Pace bowlers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins will both miss the tour with injury but Test off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who last played a limited-overs match for Australia in 2016, has been included.
  • Australia travel to Zimbabwe after the series against England to play the hosts and Pakistan in a T20 tri-series from 1 July.
  • Australia will host India for a four-match Test series in December, but there will not be a day-night fixture.
  • Australia have played four day-night matches since 2015 – three of which have been in Adelaide – but CA said India were “not prepared” to participate in a similar fixture.


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