The Telegraph
Friday , January 24 , 2014
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Bailey fit, will lead

Perth: Australia will begin the fourth one-day International as the newly-crowned, top-ranked one-day team in the world and their aim is to add to that achievement by inflicting a 10th straight defeat on England.

The fourth ODI probably offers England their best chance of a win on this tour given that four senior players are rested by Australia. But even without Michael Clarke, Shane Watson, David Warner and Brad Haddin, Australia remain formidable opponents at the Waca where England have not beaten their old rivals in a one-day match since 1987.

George Bailey was passed fit to captain the team on Thursday meaning Haddin can relax after being put on standby to fly to Perth to lead the side.