T20 World Cup 2022: Australia Team Preview

Defending champions Australia will kick off their T20 World Cup 2022 campaign against New Zealand on October 22 in Sydney.

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The much-anticipated ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is set to commence on 16 October 2022 and will be played in Australia. Apart from being the host venue, Australia is also the defending champions, winning the T20 World Cup against New Zealand last year which was held in UAE.

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This year, the Aussies will kick start their Super 12 campaign just as they concluded their tournament last year, against the Kiwis. The world champions will face a challenging outing against Kane Williamson-led New Zealand as they will look to maintain their winning streak from last year's final.

Australia is placed in Group 1 along with Afghanistan, England, New Zealand, Group A winners, and Group B runners-up of the qualifiers.

Australia would be moving up with their best squad in order to defend their title. Below is the list of the players who have been included to represent the squad in the mega event held in October.

T20 World Cup 2022: Australia Squad

Player Role
Aaron Finch (C) Batsman
Pat Cummins (VC) Bowler
Ashton Agar Bowler
Tim David Batsman
Josh Hazlewood Bowler
Josh Inglis Wicket-keeper
Mitchell Marsh All-rounder
Glenn Maxwell All-rounder
Kane Richardson Bowler
Steve Smith Batsman
Mitchell Starc Bowler
Marcus Stoinis All-rounder
Mathew Wade Wicket-keeper
David Warner Batsman
Adam Zampa Bowler

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Following the T20I series win against West Indies at home, the Aussies will hope to build a balanced squad to compete at the highest level and to retain the title. Team Australia has a well-rounded side to give other teams a run for their money. The countdown has begun for the T20 World Cup 2022 and Australia will remain optimistic to ensure they keep the title at home.

T20 World Cup 2022: Australia Schedule

Match No. Date Match Time (IST) Venue
13 October 22 NZ vs AUS 12:30 PM Sydney
19 October 25 AUS vs A1 4:30 PM Perth
26 October 28 ENG vs AUS 1:30 PM Melbourne
31 October 31 AUS vs B2 1:30 PM Brisbane
38 November 4 AUS vs AFG 1:30 PM Adelaide

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