However John Inverarity national selector insisted Khawaja and Hughes had not been forgotten as well as expressed hopes which they would have dynamic stints in the English county cricket in its place. Australia A team to play 4 games in England and that will be captained by Test opening batsman Ed Cowan, with experienced batsmen Michael Klinger and George Bailey included with emerging batsmen Liam Davis from Western Australia and Joe Burns from Queensland. Both batsmen were awarded for strong Sheffield Shield seasons.
Mitchell Johnson last played from Australia when he showed them to win with the bat verse South Africa in last November in Johannesburg in second Test. He missed the rest of the summer with his foot injury. Mitchell Johnson is one of 6 pacemen picked including experienced Brett Lee, as well as young guns James Pattinson and Patrick Cummins.
John Inverarity, chairman of selectors said that, recall of Johnson is part of the Australia's measures for the World Twenty20 championships this September in Sri Lanka. Inverarity said in a statement that, Mitchell Johnson has also been selected in this ODI team. He, as well, is in huge contention for the ICC World Twenty20 championships and requires being in the team and having some class competitive cricket which leading into this. The National Selection Panel (NSP) is looking ahead to Mitchell being strengthened after being out of the field for 6 months.
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