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Michael Clarke is to captain Australia for the one-day series against Bangladesh as Ricky Ponting continues his recovery from wrist surgery.

Clarke led Australia in two one-day internationals against the West Indies in July after Ponting returned home.

Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been selected, despite breaking a finger, and opener Matthew Hayden, who has an Achilles tendon problem, is also in.

The series features three matches - on 30 August and 3/6 September in Darwin.

Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch said: "While it is disappointing not to have Ricky Ponting available, we are confident that continuing his recovery and missing this series will assure Ricky is ready for the demanding cricket schedule ahead.
Read More: BBC SPORT | Cricket | International Teams | Australia | Clarke given Aussie skipper role
 
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