Paine set for Aussie ODI recall: report

Reports suggest that the Tasmanian is likely to be named in Australia's ODI squad on Wednesday

Test keeper Tim Paine is reportedly set to displace Matthew Wade in the Australia ODI squad for the upcoming Gillette ODI series against England.

Fairfax reported on Tuesday that Paine will continue his recent renaissance by being named the keeper in the initial squad for the five-game series commencing later this month.

Paine has impressed in the Australia side since returning to the Test side in Magellan Ashes Series, while Wade has been searching for runs of late for Tasmania and the Hobart Hurricanes.

Paine most recently played an ODI for his country more than six years ago, but his recent good form seemingly has him at the top of the queue in all forms of the game.

Rising star Alex Carey has been the other wicketkeeper pushing for higher honours, with Trevor Hohns' panel having been very impressed with his glovework.

The South Australian's inability to score a half-century in the opening three rounds of the JLT Sheffield Shield counted against him last year when Paine was given the nod for the Ashes series.

WATCH: Paine's half century keeps England at bay

Carey has since posted his maiden Shield ton and then a man-of-the-match knock of 83 not out for Adelaide Strikers in the KFC Big Bash League, but is likely to have to wait a big longer for his international debut.

"Playing for your country in all formats is something that I really want to do," the 26-year-old said last week.

"This stuff (BBL form) might help, hopefully put a few good performances on the board and you never know."

WATCH: Carey fires for Strikers

Carey tallied 265 runs at 33 in this season's JLT One-Day Cup, with the highlight being a knock of 92 in an elimination final.

Australia are already mapping out their plans for the 2019 World Cup in England.

Steve Smith's side were given a sobering wake-up call when they failed to progress beyond the group stage of last year's ICC Champions Trophy in England.

Frontline pacemen Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins will almost certainly form part of Australia's attack at next year's World Cup, if fit.

However, the star trio may be rested at some point this month as they prepare for a four-Test series in South Africa.

Towering quick Billy Stanlake, who has hit the 150km/h mark for the Strikers since recovering from a toe injury, is among the young pacemen in contention for an ODI call-up.

2017-18 International Fixtures

Magellan Ashes Series

Australia Test squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner (vc), Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine (wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, Ashton Agar.

England Test squad: Joe Root (c), James Anderson (vc), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Stuart Broad, Alastair Cook, Mason Crane, Tom Curran, Ben Foakes, Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Ben Stokes, Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Chris Woakes.

First Test Australia won by 10 wickets. Scorecard

Second Test Australia won by 120 runs (Day-Night). Scorecard

Third Test Australia won by an innings and 41 runs. Scorecard

Fourth Test MCG, drawn. Scorecard

Fifth Test SCG, January 4-8 (Pink Test). Tickets

Gillette ODI Series v England

First ODI MCG, January 14. Tickets

Second ODI Gabba, January 19. Tickets

Third ODI SCG, January 21. Tickets

Fourth ODI Adelaide Oval, January 26. Tickets

Fifth ODI Perth Stadium, January 28. Tickets

Prime Minister's XI

PM's XI v England Manuka Oval, February 2. Tickets

Gillette T20 trans-Tasman Tri-Series

First T20I Australia v NZ, SCG, February 3. Tickets

Second T20I – Australia v England, Blundstone Arena, February 7. Tickets

Third T20I – Australia v England, MCG, February 10. Tickets

Fourth T20I – NZ v England, Wellington, February 14

Fifth T20I – NZ v Australia, Eden Park, February 16

Sixth T20I – NZ v England, Seddon Park, February 18

Final – TBC, Eden Park, February 21