Mitchell Johnson back for Australia ODI tour of England

Mitchell Johnson

Australia have recalled fast bowlers Mitchell Johnson and Patrick Cummins to their one-day side for next month's tour of Ireland and England.

Johnson, 30, has recovered from foot surgery, while 18-year-old Cummins is back after a heel injury.

Veteran Brett Lee is also in the squad while Matthew Wade is the only specialist wicketkeeper included.

Selector John Inverarity said: "Johnson is in contention for the World Twenty20 and needs some quality cricket."

Inverarity added: "We are also excited about the return of Pat Cummins and we are looking to ease him back into the team.

"He will not be expected to play in all of the eight scheduled games."

Both Johnson and Cummins have been selected for Australia A's tour of England that follows the ODI tour, as has all-rounder Steve Smith who last played for Australia in October - but fellow all-rounder Daniel Christian, recently an ODI regular, is omitted.

Former captain Ricky Ponting is not in the squad having admitted earlier this year that he does not expect to play one-day cricket again after being dropped.

The tourists begin against Leicestershire on 21 June, and play Ireland and Essex before taking on England in five ODIs.

Australia A, who will be captained by Test opener Ed Cowan, have included 11 players with international experience in their 17-man squad.

They will play warm-up games against Derbyshire and Durham before two four-day matches against England Lions.

Australia squad: Michael Clarke (capt), Shane Watson (vice-capt), George Bailey, Patrick Cummins, Xavier Doherty, Ben Hilfenhaus, Mike Hussey, David Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Clint McKay, James Pattinson, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade (wk), David Warner

Australia A squad: Ed Cowan (capt), Peter Forrest (vice-capt), George Bailey, Jackson Bird, Joe Burns, Tom Cooper, Patrick Cummins, Ben Cutting, Liam Davis, Jon Holland, Mitchell Johnson, Michael Klinger, Nathan Lyon, Tim Paine (wk), James Pattinson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc

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