England host Australia in five one-day matches starting at The Oval on June 13.
- Woakes and Stokes remain part of the squad too, but will both miss the start of the series due to their injuries.
All-rounder Ben Stokes has also been ruled out of the early ODIs with a hamstring injury.
European Central Bank is hopeful that both of them would be available for the later stage of series against the Kangaroos.
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It read: "Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball has been drafted into England's ODI squad for the Royal London series against Australia as cover for all-rounder Chris Woakes".
The two players have already commenced their injury rehabilitation programmes and will be hoping to respond to treatment with the aim of featuring in the latter stages of the series.
Several members of England's Test squad, including some dual-format players, will be in action for their counties this week in the Royal London Cup, as they switch their attention from red-ball to white.
The 27-year-old will have his injury assessed later this week before a decision is made on how many matches he will miss against Australia.
England team celebrate a wicket.