Maxwell drafted in as cover for Finch

Just a few weeks after Steve Smith urged him to cut out the "funky stuff", Australia have called up Glenn Maxwell as cover for Aaron Finch.

Melbourne Stars all-rounder Glenn Maxwell   -  Getty Images

Glenn Maxwell has been called up to the Australia squad for the fourth one-day international against England on Friday as cover for Aaron Finch.

In-form opener Finch will miss the Australia Day match at Adelaide Oval due to a minor hamstring strain.

Maxwell is not expected to play against an England side that holds an unassailable 3-0 lead with two matches to play, but the all-rounder will fly out to join up with the squad in Adelaide.

The enigmatic Maxwell is drafted in just a few weeks after Australia captain Steve Smith urged him to curb the "funky stuff" following his omission from the ODI squad.

Maxwell, who has made one ODI hundred and 15 half-centuries, will still be available for Melbourne Stars' final Big Bash League clash with Hobart Hurricanes at the MCG on Saturday.

Meanwhile, England captain Eoin Morgan confirmed that paceman Liam Plunkett's hamstring injury will keep him out of the rest of series.

Plunkett is expected to be sidelined for around 10 days after pulling up having bowled just 1.2 overs in the third ODI.

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