Glenn Maxwell Picked To Play In Fifth ODI

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Rudi Edsall

28 January 2018

Rudi Edsall

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Big hitting Victorian batsman Glenn Maxwell has been picked for today’s fifth and final ODI against England at Perth’s new Optus Stadium.

Steve Smith announced the news at the toss, which he won and elected to bowl.

The pitch has some green covering and cracks already.

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Maxwell has been picked to replace Victorian team mate Cameron White.

He will bat at six, with Marcus Stoinis going up the order to three.

Mitchell Starc has also come back in to the side in place of Pat Cummins, who suffered a slight hamstring twinge in Adelaide.

Chris Woakes and Mark Wood have been replaced by David Willey and Jake Ball in the England side.

AUSTRALIA XI:

David Warner

Travis Head

Marcus Stoinis

Steve Smith (c)

Mitchell Marsh

Glenn Maxwell

Tim Paine (wk)

Mitchell Starc

Andrew Tye

Adam Zampa

Josh Hazlewood

 

ENGLAND XI:

Jason Roy

Jonny Bairstow

Alex Hales

Joe Root

Eoin Morgan (c)

Jos Buttler (wk)

Moeen Ali

Adil Rashid

David Willey

Tom Curran

Jake Ball

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