Gordon Strachan has drafted in the 31-year-old full-back as cover with Rangers' Lee Wallace sidelined and Norwich City's Steven Whittaker suspended.
Speaking earlier this week, Strachan said: "We won't take a chance with Lee. We'll have a look at his injury and assess it."
Hammell's only full international appearance came nine years ago when he appeared in a 4-1 friendly defeat by Sweden in 2004 when the team were under the care of interim manager Tommy Burns following the departure of Berti Vogts.
Hammell has also featured in B internationals and has been part of recent squads named by Strachan.
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