England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test, ending the tournament in a draw for the first time since 1972, although holders Australia retain the urn.
The out-of-form Roy is one of two changes to the side that lost the fourth test at Old Trafford on Sunday by 185 runs, with bowler Craig Overton also missing out.
The English have gone from one foot in the final to all out survival, with Eoin Morgan's side having now lost two games, and can ill afford to lose another.
The disgraced Australian ex-captain has kept a low media profile since the scandal in South Africa. However, he's been playing Twenty20 tournaments in Canada and the Caribbean, and padding up for his Sydney club side Sutherland.
The result ranks as Australia's second-heaviest defeat by runs, their heaviest in 90 years, and the heaviest for any team in test cricket since 1934. And that was after a ball-tampering scandal.
Australia beats England by an innings and 41 runs in the third test in Perth on Monday. For the third time in four series 'down under' the Australians polished off England at the earliest opportunity.
A record-breaking opening partnership between Australian cricketers David Warner and Cameron Bancroft cemented a crushing 10-wicket victory for Australia on Monday against England.
The Ashes began in 1882 and is one of sports' oldest and bitter match-ups between England and Australia.
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