Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has been ruled out of Austraila A's upcoming home series against India A and South Africa A as the selectors have opted to give him more time to recover from his back injury.
After beating West Indies in the final of the recently concluded tri-series, Australia have managed to retain their position at the top of the ICC One-Day International Team Rankings despite losing a point.
West Indies skipper Jason Holder is a doubtful starter for the must-win tri-series clash against South Africa in Barbados on Friday after he injured his hamstring during the game against Australia on Tuesday.
A fluent century from Marlon Samuels went in vain as Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh played important knocks along with Glenn Maxwell, who played an impressive cameo to take Australia to the final with a six-wicket win over West Indies in the eighth match of the tri-series in Barbados.
Australia have included Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc in the playing XI in the place of Travis Head and Nathan Coulter-Nile for the Sunday's encounter against South Africa in Barbados in the ongoing tri-series in the West Indies.
Australian skipper Steven Smith has missed out on a second consecutive training session due to a thigh injury which he picked up during the tri-series encounter against West Indies in St Kitts on Monday.