Australia have experienced a blow in front of the initial match of their five-game ODI series against Sri Lanka with news that said accomplished quick bowler Kane Richardson will miss the whole series through injury. Richardson experienced the hamstring injury during the warm-up before Australia's T20I misfortune to Sri Lanka on Saturday and the degree of the injury forces him to fly back to Australia.
The Australian side was already missing Mitchell Starc and all-rounder Mitch Marsh. It implies Test captain Pat Cummins is once again a part of Australia's XI for the initial match of the ODI series, with individual seamers Josh Hazlewood and Jhye Richardson to make up the rest of the crease assault. The final XI includes Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson, Josh Hazlewood.