India, Australia tours are biggest challenges for England: Jos Buttler


England, who has lost The Ashes 0-4, will play their first ODI against Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday.

"That was probably the scariest bit out there but other than that, it was a great experience overall".

Former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is disappointed with the kind of players emerging from the county set up in the UK.

"I find when they do swear they say, "Oh, I'm so sorry, I didn't mean to do that", she said.

On the recall of Wood Whitaker commented: "After a frustrating period with injuries, Mark is now back to full fitness and is looking forward to being part of our Test plans".

At the age of 24, Livingstone is widely regarded as one of the most naturally talented batsmen in English cricket, and was appointed as Lancashire captain in the off season, taking over from Steven Croft.

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"Pat Cummins is someone I compared myself too".

"As long as everything is done on merit and they are given, like all umpires, the training and the support as they come through, I think so".

"Obviously the England team have had a tough Ashes, everyone knows that".

Another surprise inclusion in the team was controversial all-rounder Ben Stokes, though his involvement remains subject to any relevant legal or disciplinary developments in relation to a brawling incident in Bristol in September.

It marked England's first victory since they accounted for a CA XI two months earlier in an Adelaide tour match before the first Ashes test. Polosak said she has faced discrimination with male players trying to intimidate her by appealing louder at her end when she started but has also received apologies from cricketers for using bad language.

"It's something that I haven't coped well with in the past when I've not been quite 100 per cent", he added.

Fellow spinner Adil Rashid claimed three scalps, but England's quick brigade of Liam Plunkett (2-52), Mark Wood, Tom Curran and Chris Woakes all went at more than five an over after Harvey unleashed with a 39-ball half-century.

White's last global appearance came in 2015 but selection chairman Trevor Hohns said: 'He's experienced, he's a very smart cricketer and he's a good fielder.