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Paul Collingwood
Right-handed batsman
Right-arm off-spin bowler

Born: 26 May 1976
County: Durham
Test appearances: 0
Debut: N/A

Collingwood is the fifth player to be called into England's injury-hit squad.

The all-rounder, something of a one-day specialist, was playing grade cricket in Melbourne when the call came following injuries sustained by John Crawley and Michael Vaughan.

He will step in to the breach should either man be ruled out and will also give England additional options with his bowling.

His versatility has helped him develop into an integral part of the one-day squad and he will be keen to capitalise on this opportunity to add a Test debut to his haul of one-day caps.

ENGLAND SQUAD
 Nasser Hussain (capt.)
 Mark Butcher
 Andrew Caddick
 John Crawley
 Paul Collingwood
 Richard Dawson
 James Foster
 Steve Harmison
 Matthew Hoggard
 Robert Key
 Alec Stewart
 Alex Tudor
 Marcus Trescothick
 Michael Vaughan
 Craig White

AUSTRALIA SQUAD
 Steve Waugh (capt.)
 Andy Bichel
 Adam Gilchrist
 Jason Gillespie
 Matthew Hayden
 Brad Hogg
 Justin Langer
 Brett Lee
 Martin Love
 Stuart MacGill
 Damien Martyn
 Ricky Ponting
 Brad Williams

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