Australia is on the hunt for its next ODI captain after Aaron Finch brought his 50-over career to a close earlier this month.
Pat Cummins is the favourite to land the gig, although the return of David Warner to a leadership position has gained momentum with the opener set to sit down with Cricket Australia to discuss his captaincy ban.
There are, however, roadblocks to the elevation of either player to the ODI captaincy.
As such, the door could open again to Steve Smith — or even an outside contender with their own captaincy credentials.
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Also not out of the equation, given the ever-expanding cricket schedule, is the possibility of two captains being named.
Fox Cricket’s Adam Gilchrist warned Australia against going down that route, however, saying that a big call needs to be…