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Cricket | International

Watson back for West Indies ODIs



Allrounder Shane Watson was Monday named in Australia's squad for this week's two one-day internationals against the West Indies following his recovery from a calf injury.

Watson will replace Usman Khawaja as Australia seek to wrap up the five-game series in Wednesday's third ODI in Canberra after winning the opening two matches in Perth over the weekend.

"Shane Watson comes back into the squad for the series against West Indies as an opening batsman," chairman of selectors John Inverarity said.

"Shane has recovered from his injury and we look forward to seeing him get back to his best."

Australia defeated the West Indies by 54 runs in Perth on Sunday after routing the tourists for 70 on the way to a nine-wicket victory at the same venue on Friday.

The two teams also face each other in the fourth ODI in Sydney on Friday followed by the final match of the series in Melbourne on Sunday.

They play a Twenty20 match in Brisbane on February 13.

SQUAD: Michael Clarke (captain), George Bailey, Ben Cutting, Xavier Doherty, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, Clint McKay, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, Shane Watson.

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