With Australia sitting without regular opener David Warner for the ODI tri-series in Zimbabwe, skipper Michael Clarke is considering his options before deciding on his line-up.
Australia batsman George Bailey has cautioned that while it's exciting to prepare for the World Cup in February next year, the team has a whole host of ODIs to get through before then.
A sprained ankle has sidelined all-rounder Shane Watson from Australia's ODI tri-series against Zimbabwe and South Africa this month.
Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin reckons England's batsmen were 'petrified' of fast bowler Mitchell Johnson during the Ashes in Australia, and that fear helped the other bowlers do well too.
Australia have appointed former batsman Greg Blewett to be their fielding consultant for the next two tours, having not had a permanent fielding coach since Steve Rixon's departure in January.