The in-form Dawid Malan is the only member of the squad yet to play an ODI, with those coming in mostly experienced one-day players, including captain Eoin Morgan and wicketkeeper Jos Buttler, who will win his 100th cap at the MCG.
As such, the European Central Bank will be praying desperately not only for a competitive showing in the upcoming five ODIs against Australia, but also that Test results improve when the circus moves on to New Zealand. Australia's middle-order was scratchy leading selectors scrambling ahead of next year's World Cup looming.
"Whatever's been thrown at me, I feel like I'm confident enough to play my shots, no matter what the standard", Harvey said.
"Australia is a tough place to be, especially when you're losing, but the fresh faces will provide an added impetus and do the world of good for England", former England batsman James Taylor told BBC Sport.
Steve Smith later said that while Australia's XI was yet to be settled, Warner should be fine to play.
Morgan is not expected to make a decision on a potential return for Alex Hales until the day of the first ODI in Melbourne on Sunday.
White's last global appearance came in 2015 but selection chairman Trevor Hohns said: 'He's experienced, he's a very smart cricketer and he's a good fielder.
For many years, England had been completely dominated by Australia in all formats of the game, but, the first game between the rivals in the tri-series held in England in 2005 came as a pleasant surprise for the hosts.
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Directors are historically pretty oblivious to the interpersonal things that are happening on their set. In response, Kramer denied the charges and said he and his wife were "taken aback" by her claims.
Hales is free to play again after being cleared over his involvement in the Stokes incident. "He signed a contract until 2019 and has always said the same thing".
Bayliss, however, deserves credit for what he has achieved, with England's one-day side unrecognisable from the ragtag outfit that so disappointed at the 2015 World Cup in Australasia.
Meanwhile, Morgan handed out his support for under-fire England coach Trevor Bayliss.
Smith confirmed Josh Hazlewood will be rested but was tightlipped on who would replace him from uncapped West Australian quicks Jhye Richardson and Andrew Tye.
Livingstone made his County Championship debut in 2016 and hit his maiden First Class century in just his third game against Somerset, having made his T20 bow in the previous season, when Lancashire won the NatWest T20 Blast for the first time in the Club's history.
"I can not believe Glenn Maxwell is not in this Australia squad", said Taylor.
"It will be nice to get in and around that and hopefully show what I can do".