A video by Cricket Australia showing chief selector John Inverarity talking about the selection of the Australia 'A' squad for the tour of England.

Brad Haddin will captain the Australia A squad, which will play matches against Scotland, Ireland and Gloucestershire before the Ashes series. Steven Smith, who misses out on a place in the Ashes squad despite some creditable performances in India, is vice-captain of the A side.
 
Smith is one of five men to drop out from the squad that toured India squad, along with Mitchell Johnson, Moises Henriques, Xavier Doherty and Glenn Maxwell.