Matthew Wade returns to one-day international squad

Victoria captain Matthew Wade looks on during the Matador BBQs Cup match between Queensland and Victoria at North Sydney Oval on October 14, 2014
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Matthew Wade returns to the Australia squad to replace the rested Brad Haddin for the one-day international series with South Africa.

Matthew Wade has been included in the Australia one-day international squad for the first time since January ahead of next month's series with South Africa.

The 26-year-old wicketkeeper has been repeatedly overlooked by the Australian selectors recently, but he has been drafted in as a replacement for Brad Haddin, who has been rested.

Australia's first two meetings with the Proteas will be on a fast pitch in Perth, and the hosts will have six pace bowlers to choose from in the series between the two top-ranked teams in ODI cricket.

The first of five ODIs takes place on November 14.

Australia squad: George Bailey, Michael Clarke (captain), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Johnson, Mitch Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Shane Watson

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