ICC T20 World Cup 2022: Defending Champion Australia Squad Analysis

T20 World Cup 2022

T20 World Cup 2022 Australia Squad Analysis: Australia’s T20 World Cup squad is quite balanced on various side with plenty of match winners.

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Australia Squad Analysis: Key Players, Swot Analysis, Full Squad and Schedule of Team Australia

+ Australia are ready to defend their title which they won last year defeating New Zealand in the final. T20 World Cup is scheduled from 16th October to 13 November 2022 this year. The event will be played in the home of the defending champions. Australia have a number of players that can win games for the teams, hence making it one of the most brutal cricket teams in the World Cup.

+ Australia have many match winners in their squad. Explosive opener David Warner will open the innings for Australia with skipper Aaron Finch. Mitchell Marsh is likely to bat at number 3 while Steve Smith has increased his strike rate to 140 from 120 after returning back in the squad. Middle order batsman Tim David inclusion in the World Cup squad will provide extra batting depth.

+ Glenn Maxwell have the ability to change the match with his game and will play the role of X-factor for Australia. He is a power hitter and his performance will be very crucial for the team. All rounder Marcus Stoinis will provide the balance to the batting unit and wicketkeeper Mathew Wade is in excellent touch with bat. In the last T20 World Cup Semifinal also, Wade scored 41 runs in just 17 balls.

+ The bowling department will look to make full use of the fast and bouncy pitches of Australian grounds. They have variations in the bowling, hence it can turn out to be the key factor for them. Left arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc is very experienced, his T20 record is sensational. Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood have variety of bowls which will surely put pressure on the opposition. Kane Richardson is a good back up option for them.

+ Adam Zampa who was also the leading wicket taker for Australia in last T20 World Cup and Ashton Agar can turn out to be the match winner in Sydney and Adelaide. Australia have high quality experienced bowling. Australia have high quality experienced bowling.

+ The biggest strength of Australia is the presence of match winners on the side like Maxwell, Stoinis, Warner, Tim David, have the ability to change the course in no time.


22 October, Australia vs New Zealand in Sydney

25 October, Australia vs Group A winner in Perth

28 October, Australia vs England in Melbourne

31 October, Australia vs Group B Winner in Brisbane

4 November, Australia vs Afghanistan in Adelaide


Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Tim David, David Warner, Pat Cummins, Josh Inglis, Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Hazlewood, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Adam Zampa, Matthew Wade, Marcus Stoinis.

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