Australia’s Big Guns Return in T20 World Cup 15-Man Squad
By Tanushka Gain
on Thu Aug 19 2021
The selectors have announced a 15-member squad for the next T20 World Cup matches in the UAE and Oman. Which has helped Australia a lot with the return of their star players. Aaron Finch was named the captain of the team so that he could make a full recovery from knee surgery. Moreover, Steve Smith also makes a cut after recovering from an elbow injury.
The likes of Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner came back into the set-up after missing out on recent tours to Bangladesh and the West Indies. The selectors have included uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Josh Inglis ahead of Alex Carey. Who guided the team in the ODI series in the West Indies. Inglis finished the group stage of the Vitality T20 Blast in England as the competition’s top run-scorer.
Legspinner Mitchell Swepson, who played a lone game in the West Indies. And has named two more matches in Bangladesh as the third spinner in the team. Mitchell has been productive with the opportunities After Ashton Agar and Adam Zampa Bailey said. He has given the number of cricket matches that will be played at the venues of the World Cup. We expect the wicket to favor slower bowling in the UAE. ater stages that’s why he gives us a strong leg-spin option.
All-rounders Daniel Sams and Dan Christian named reserve players with Nathan Aliso. Nathan has named all-rounders Daniel Sams and Dan Christian as reserve players along with Nathan Ellis. Who took a hat-trick on debut in Bangladesh some time back. The trio will travel with the team to conduct the showpiece event. Australianever will open their campaign against South Africa in a Super 12 match on 23 October.
T20 World Cup squad: Josh Inglis, Aaron Finch (c), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins (VC), Ashton Agar, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh, Kane Richardson, David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa, Michelle Swepson
Travel Stores: Daniel Sams, Nathan Aliso, Dan Christian