Voges gets one-day call
Adam Voges has been added to Australia’s one-day squad on the tour of England.
The 29-year-old batsman, already a member of the Twenty20 and ICC Champions Trophy party, bolsters the 50-over squad following wicketkeeper Brad Haddin’s return to Australia for surgery on a fractured finger last week.
Voges, who missed Australia's limited-overs series in South Africa earlier this year because of his wedding, boasts knowledge of English conditions through his time as Nottinghamshire’s overseas player.
National selection panel chairman Andrew Hilditch said: "With Brad Haddin's injury, the NSP has taken the opportunity to add Adam Voges to Australia's squad for the seven one-day internationals against England.
"Adam will now stay with the squad for the remainder of the VB Tour of England before travelling with the team to the ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa."
Voges last week spoke of his relief after being called up, having feared he may never play for his country again.
"There was never going to be any guarantees that I'd get further selection," he said.
"They (the selectors) always said from the start that there wasn't going to be any hard feelings, and to still be in their minds and still be seen as an option for Australia is great."
Voges' promotion will prevent him returning to Notts this summer, and director of cricket Mick Newell said: “I’m not surprised by Adam’s call-up because he’s had a terrific season but it does leave us thin on the ground."
The second and final Twenty20 international takes place at Old Trafford this evening, before the NatWest Series gets under way at the Brit Oval on Friday.