Boom all-rounder Green in Australian squad, recall for Henriques

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Boom youngster Cameron Green has been named in Australia's one-day international and Twenty20 squad for the series against India.

And veteran NSW all-rounder Moises Henriques is in line for his first appearance in national colours in three years after being included in the 18-man squad announced on Thursday.

Cameron Green has been called up to the Australian squad.Credit:Getty Images

As reported by the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, champion spinner Nathan Lyon was the big-name omission, having been part of the 21-man touring party to England.

Mitchell Marsh could not be considered due to an ankle injury while seamers Riley Meredith and Andrew Tye and Sydney Sixers wicketkeeper Josh Philippe have also missed out.

Selectors are taking the philosophy "if you're good enough, you're old enough" with Green, the next big thing in Australian cricket, who is now on the cusp of making his international debut.

Green has been been picked clearly on his performances in the red-ball arena, as his numbers at domestic limited-overs level are only moderate, but there will be very few in the game who will disagree with his selection.

The all-rounder, rated by Test great and former selector Greg Chappell as the best young Australian player he had seen since Ricky Ponting, has starred in the early rounds of the Shield.

He impressed many in the first-class system with his career-best 197 against a high-class NSW attack. It was not the big score that caught the eye of state insiders but his powers of concentration to face 438 balls and bat across three days.

His promotion to the limited-overs squad could be a portent of things to come in the Test arena.

Green, who can reach speeds of 140 kilometres per hour with the ball, is expected to resume bowling in the next two rounds of the Shield after recovering from stress fractures in his back.

Squad: Aaron Finch (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins (vc), Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stonis, Matthew Wade, David Warner.

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