[caption id="attachment_709913" align="aligncenter" width="563"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/tim-paine.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-709913" alt="Tim Paine, Australia, Justin Langer, Aaron Finch, Australia, Australia tour of England 2018" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/tim-paine.jpg" width="563" height="333" /></a> Tim Paine (Image courtesy: AFP)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>New <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/Australia" target="_blank">Australia</a> coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/justin-langer" target="_blank">Justin Langer</a> on Tuesday named <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/tim-paine" target="_blank">Tim Paine</a> as one-day captain for next month's tour of England as they look to open a new era after a damaging ball-tampering scandal. <p></p> <p></p>Langer, who has been entrusted with restoring Australia's battered reputation, was widely expected to select Paine in his first major decision as coach. <p></p> <p></p>The 33-year-old wicketkeeper has already been appointed Australia's Test captain after his predecessor Steven Smith received a 12-month ban for his part in the ball-tampering affair. <p></p> <p></p>The five-match ODI series in England will be the Australian team's first outing since the disastrous South African tour and the players are sure to face intense scrutiny. <p></p> <p></p>Chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns said Cricket Australia had faith in Paine's ability to lead the 15-man squad in England, with Aaron Finch as his vice-captain. <p></p> <p></p>Despite Australia's woes it has been a heady rise for Paine, who only returned to the national set-up in November after several years on the sidelines, during which he considered retirement. <p></p> <p></p> Tim is a strong leader and will captain the side for the series, supported by Aaron, Hohns said. <p></p> <p></p> A decision on a permanent one-day captain will be made in due course. <p></p> <p></p>World champions Australia will open the series against England at Lord's on June 13. <p></p> <p></p>Hohns said the tour would help players test themselves on English pitches ahead of the 2019 World Cup in England. <p></p> <p></p> Obviously, these are the conditions we will face during the tournament, so now is a perfect chance to give these players an opportunity to press their case for selection, he said. <p></p> <p></p>Cricket Australia also named a 14-man squad for a one-off Twenty20 match in England, followed by a tri-series tournament in Zimbabwe also featuring Pakistan. <p></p> <p></p>Finch was named to lead the squad, with Alex Carey as vice-captain. <p></p> <p></p>Meanwhile, Smith s fellow international exiles David Warner and Cameron Bancroft are reportedly considering returning to cricket in the Northern Territory as early as July. <p></p> <p></p>Warner and Bancroft received 12 and nine-month bans respectively, but the sanctions do not apply to club cricket. <p></p> <p></p>NT Cricket chief Joel Morrison told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation that the pair were considering playing in the Territory's limited-overs Strike League. <p></p> <p></p> The opportunity for us is to be able to have the likes of a Bancroft or a Warner around town to be able to pass on some of their knowledge to our local cricketers would be fantastic, he told the broadcaster. <p></p> <p></p><b>Australia</b> <p></p> <p></p><b>ODIs:</b> Tim Paine (c), Aaron Finch (vc), Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, D Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye. <p></p> <p></p><b>T20Is:</b> Aaron Finch (c), Alex Carey (vc), Ashton Agar, Travis Head, Nic Maddinson, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, D Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye, Jack Wildermuth.