Warner axed from Oz ODI squad to play England

Johannesburg, Sept 2 (ANI): Australia's David Warner has been left out of the squad for the ODI series against England, starting with the first match against Scotland on Tuesday in Edinburgh, while Mitchell Starc will also go back to Australia with complaints of lower back soreness.

According to Sport24, the Australian ODI squad plays a five-game ODI Series against England with the first match of that series starting on Friday at Headingley.

At the time of announcing the limited overs squad (on 15 August), Cricket Australia (CA) noted it would be reduced from 18 to 15 after the T20 Internationals, the report said.

Steve Smith was also released from the squad due to a minor injury, the report added.

The final Australian squad of 15 for the ODIs: Michael Clarke (Captain), George Bailey (Vice-Captain), Fawad Ahmed, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Phil Hughes, Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Clint McKay, Adam Voges, Matthew Wade, Shane Watson (ANI)