Australia has announced its 15-man squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. The T20 World Cup 2022 will be held in Australia in October-November this year. The Kangaroo team won the title of T20 World Cup 2021 last year and this time they will be seen defending their title on their soil. Australia won the ICC T20 title for the first time by defeating New Zealand in Dubai in the 2021 T20 World Cup final.
The command of the Australian team will once again be in the hands of Aaron Finch in this T20 World Cup. Tim David has been included in Australias World Cup team for the first time, while on the other hand Mitchell Swepson has been dropped from the team. Apart from this, other players who are in the team are already part of the team. Australias chairman of selectors George Bailey said in a statement that they are almost the same team that won the first T20 World Cup title and the team is very excited to play the tournament at home.
1. Aaron Finch (c), 2. Ashton Agar, 3. Pat Cummins, 4. Tim David, 5. Josh Hazlewood, 6. Josh Inglis, 7. Mitchell Marsh, 8. Glenn Maxwell, 9. Kane Richardson, 10. Steve Smith, 11. Mitchell Starc, 12. Marcus Stoinis, 13. Matthew Wade, 14. David Warner, 15. Adam Zampa
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Just before the T20 World Cup, the Australian team has to play a three-match T20 series on India tour. The Australian team has been announced for the T20 series against India. Tim David of Singapore has also been given a chance in this team. At the same time, explosive opener David Warner has been rested. Cricket Australia has told that the team that plays the T20 series against India will also play the T20 World Cup. However, Warner will not play in the series against India but will join the team later.
Aaron Finch is the captain of the team, under which Australia won the T20 World Cup for the first time last year by defeating New Zealand. Now Kangaroo team will try to defend the title. Australia has to play T20 series against India on Indian soil. After this, this team will play T20 series against West Indies and England at home. After both these series, Australia has to play the T20 World Cup at home. The T20 World Cup will begin with the match between Australia and New Zealand.
1. Aaron Finch (captain), 2. Matthew Wade, 3. Marcus Stoinis, 4. Ashton Agar, 5. Pat Cummins, 6. Tim David, 7. Josh Hazlewood, 8. Josh Inglis, 9. Mitchell Marsh, 10. Glenn Maxwell, 11. Cameron Green, 12. Kane Richardson, 13. Steve Smith, 14. Mitchell Starc, 15. Adam Zampa.