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Clarke among recalled Australia quartet

Australia have recalled captain Michael Clarke, fellow batsmen Shaun Marsh and David Warner plus seamer James Pattinson for the five one-day internationals with England in January.

Clarke and Marsh missed Australia’s last one-day series - a 3-2 loss to India during October and November - through back and hamstring injuries respectively. Clarke returns to lead the side in place of George Bailey, who will be his vice-captain.

Warner has not played a one-day international since Australia’s first game of the Champions Trophy in June. However, his Test and domestic List A form have earned him a recall.

Pattinson, whose last ODI was in September 2012, has recovered from a stress fracture of the back, which has kept him out of international cricket since July’s Ashes Test at Lord’s.

Michael Clarke, whose last ODI came as Australia won the NatWest Series, returns to his lead in the ODIs with England

Australia’s selectors have chosen not to rest members of the Ashes side who merit ODI selection. Clarke, Bailey, Warner, Mitchell Johnson, Brad Haddin and Shane Watson are therefore part of a 14-man squad. Phil Hughes, Adam Voges, Moises Henriques and Callum Ferguson have been dropped.

Australia national selector John Inverarity said: "David Warner has won back his place in the Australia ODI squad with his outstanding recent form, not least in the domestic Ryobi One-Day Cup competition that was held in September and October in Sydney.

"Michael Clarke, Shaun Marsh and James Pattinson have been included after being unavailable through injury for the series against India in October."

The first ODI is at the MCG on Sunday 12 January.

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.

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