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
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.
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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
|Opponent||Date and day||Time||Venue|
|New Zealand||22 OCT, Saturday||12:30 PM||SCG|
|To be declared||25 OCT, Thursday||4:30 PM||Optus Stadium|
|England||30 OCT, Sunday||1:30 PM||MCG|
|To be declared||31 OCT, Thursday||1:30 PM||The Gabba|
|Afghanistan||4 NOV, Friday||1:30 PM||Adelaide Oval|
Note: All times are in Indian Standard Time
What will be Australia’s possible playing XI?
- Aaron Finch
- David Warner
- Matthew Wade
- Mitchell Marsh
- Tim David
- Glenn Maxwell
- Marcus Stoinis
- Patrick Cummins
- Mitchell Starc
- Adam Zampa
- 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.
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