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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022: Australia’s Squad, Captain, Schedule, Venue, and possible XI

The defending champions, Australia will aim to defend the title on their soil in the T20 World Cup 2022 commencing on October 16.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will commence on October 16 in Australia. The inaugural match was played between Asia Cup 2022 champion team Sri Lanka and newcomer Namibia at Geelong Cricket Ground, Victoria. Moreover, the final is to be played on November 13 in Melbourne.

Tournament host Australia will begin its journey against New Zealand on October 22. Australia has featured in all seven editions of the T20 World Cup. However, Australia managed to win its maiden trophy in the most recent edition in the year 2021. In total Australia has played 36 matches out of which it has won 22 and lost 14. Hence, its win percentage is 61.11. Hence, the defending champions will aim to defend the title on their soil.

On that note, we present you with Australia’s squad and schedule details for the upcoming multi-nation tournament.

Australia’s Squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022

The defending champions will aim to defend the title on their soil in the upcoming T20 World Cup

Aaron Finch, Tim David, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar, Josh Hazlewood, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, David Warner, Patrick Cummins, Josh Inglis, Kane Richardson, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa

Captain and Vice-captain

The Australian team will be led by Aaron Finch. While Pat Cummins was named as the vice-captain of this contingent.

Also Read: Celebrating Aaron Finch and His ODI Journey

Note: Wicket-keeper batter Matthew Wade will serve as the captain of the Australian side if Aaron Finch is unavailable during the marquee tournament, according to a report from the Sydney Morning Herald.

Australia’s Schedule for T20 World Cup 2022

OpponentDate and dayTimeVenue
New Zealand22 OCT, Saturday12:30 PMSCG
To be declared25 OCT, Thursday4:30 PMOptus Stadium
England30 OCT, Sunday1:30 PMMCG
To be declared31 OCT, Thursday1:30 PMThe Gabba
Afghanistan4 NOV, Friday1:30 PMAdelaide Oval

Note: All times are in Indian Standard Time

What will be Australia’s possible playing XI?

  1. Aaron Finch
  2. David Warner
  3. Matthew Wade
  4. Mitchell Marsh
  5. Tim David
  6. Glenn Maxwell
  7. Marcus Stoinis
  8. Patrick Cummins
  9. Mitchell Starc
  10. Adam Zampa
  11. Josh Hazlewood

Considering their current form and most recent performances we predict Australia’s possible playing XI for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.

Also Read: Cricket Australia unveils the Indigenous-themed team kits for the Melbourne’22 T20 World Cup

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Prachi Rajan
Prachi Rajan
A literature nerd excelling at cricket who also wants you to look at the world with her eyes so that you could witness the beauty her eyes behold.


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