Ben McDermott has been added to Australia’s ODI squad as cover for the recovering Shaun Marsh ahead of the second ODI against the Proteas in Adelaide on Friday according to ESPNcricinfo.
Brothers Shaun and Mitch Marsh batted Australia into a strong position on day two of their four-day warm-up match against Pakistan A in Dubai.
England teetered on the brink of their fourth Ashes defeat when they closed day four on 93-4, still 210 runs behind Australia in Sydney.
Australia exposed a weak England bowling attack as they ploughed on to 479-4 on day three of the final Ashes Test in Sydney.
Shaun Marsh has sustained a hamstring injury, which may rule him out of the opening Test against the Proteas in Perth.