Suspended all-rounder Ben Stokes was included on Thursday in England's squad for their one-day series against Australia, with coach Trevor Bayliss bracing for "a circus" if he is cleared to play. Batsman Alex Hales, who was caught up in the same fracas, was also named in the 16-man squad for the five-game series, starting in Melbourne on January 14. "Both Alex Hales and Ben Stokes are included, though their involvement remains subject to any relevant legal or disciplinary developments in relation to the incident in Bristol in September," they said. Also read Ashes exile Ben Stokes fails to impress for New Zealand's Canterbury'No idea'Stokes could yet return mid-series to the Ashes if police decide not to charge him. "The forthcoming series against Australia presents another significant opportunity for this group to showcase their skills and talent against a quality side away from home."