Joe Root: England batsman rested for T20 and ODIs v Australia

Joe Root
Joe Root averages 42.36 in 59 one-day internationals

England batsman Joe Root has been rested for the limited-overs series against Australia.

The 24-year-old, England's leading run-scorer during their 3-2 Ashes win, will miss the Twenty20 and five one-day internationals starting on 31 August.

Uncapped Essex left-arm pace bowler Reece Topley, 21, has been named in a 13-man T20 squad.

All-rounder Moeen Ali, rested for the ODIs against New Zealand this summer, has been recalled for both formats.

The one-day squad features five players - Moeen, Jos Buttler, Steven Finn, Ben Stokes and Mark Wood - who helped England win the Ashes.

Topley and batsman James Vince, who were in the squad for the last T20 international against New Zealand but did not play in the 56-run win at Old Trafford, retain their places.

Fit-again seamer Chris Woakes returns after injury.

Topley has taken 16 wickets at an average of 22.93 with an economy rate of 9.02 in 11 T20 Blast games for Essex this season, while Hampshire's Vince is the joint highest English run-scorer in the competition with 641.

There is no place in either squad for Jonny Bairstow.

He made a match-winning unbeaten 83 as England clinched a 3-2 win over New Zealand in June, their first one-day series since being knocked out of the World Cup in the group stages.

England T20 squad: Eoin Morgan (Middlesex, capt), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Sam Billings (Kent), Jos Buttler (Lancashire, wk), Steven Finn (Middlesex), Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Ben Stokes (Durham), Reece Topley (Essex), James Vince (Hampshire), David Willey (Northants), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire).

England ODI squad: Eoin Morgan (Middlesex, capt), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Sam Billings (Kent), Jos Buttler (Lancashire, wk), Steven Finn (Middlesex), Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire), Liam Plunkett (Yorkshire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Ben Stokes (Durham), James Taylor (Nottinghamshire), David Willey (Northants), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham).

England v Australia limited-overs schedule
31 Aug: T20, Cardiff, 15:00 BST
3 Sep: 1st ODI, Southampton, 14:00
5 Sep: 2nd ODI, Lord's, 10:30
8 Sep: 3rd ODI, Old Trafford, 14:00
11 Sep: 4th ODI, Headingley, 10:30
13 Sep: 5th ODI, Old Trafford, 10:30

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