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Smith, Warner have been welcomed back with 'no tension': Langer
Return of Smith and Warner

Smith, Warner have been welcomed back with 'no tension': Langer

Steve Smith and David Warner have been welcomed back to the Australian team with "no tension", coach Justin Langer said Friday.

The duo returned to the national side for a World Cup training camp in Brisbane after serving year-long bans for their part in the infamous ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town last year.

"There is no tension," a smiling Langer told reporters. "They're back in the team now. They've been selected, which is brilliant."

The duo have enjoyed a solid comeback in the IPL, with Warner in blistering form, notching up 692 runs from 12 innings.

Langer also acknowledged that his side would be boosted by the experience of Smith and Warner.

"When you come from the titled position of captain then there is going to be a certain degree of humility that comes with that," he said.

"One of our really strong values is humility, so there will be great opportunity to develop that."

The Aussie coach welcomed the selection dilemma Smith and Warner added to the top order, joining Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh, made it "exciting to have those five 100-makers at our disposal".

The five-time World Cup champions have been in recent red-hot form, winning eight one-day internationals on the trot.

"We have had great success in the past. While we celebrate that, it means nothing on how we play this (World Cup)," Langer said.

"But I do know that we had a very humbling experience. And we bought it upon ourselves," he added, reflecting on vision of Smith being "frog-marched out of South Africa".

He said the team needed to use every tournament on the calendar to "make Australians proud of us again".

"We must make the most of every opportunity that comes up, including this World Cup," he said.