ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Australia Squad, Schedule, Group, Time And Venue

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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Australia Squad, Schedule, Group, Time And Venue. Australia will begin their journey in ICC T20 World Cup 2021 with the match against South Africa. The encounter will take place on October 23 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Australia are part of group 1 and will play a total of 5 games during the group stage. The men-in-yellow have already qualified for super 12 round.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 was earlier scheduled to be played in Australia last year. However, it was postponed due to the covid-19 pandemic. Later, India were selected as the new host for the tournament. Due to the severe covid-19 situation inside the country earlier, BCCI chose UAE as the new venue for the tournament. However, the tournament will be hosted by India.

Australia National Cricket Team, ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Australia National Cricket Team (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Aaron Finch will lead Australia in the tournament. The Australian squad consists of some strong players. Australia have never won the T20 World Cup title and will seek to win their maiden trophy. In the T20 World Cup 2010 edition, Australia finished as runners-up after losing the final to England.

Aaron Finch
Aaron Finch (Image Credit: Twitter)

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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Australia Schedule, Updated Time And Venue

Match Date Time Venue Round
Australia vs South Africa October 23, 2021 3:30 PM IST Abu Dhabi Super 12
Australia vs A1 October 28, 2021 7: 30 PM IST Dubai Super 12
 Australia vs England October 30, 2021 7: 30 PM IST  Dubai Super 12
Australia vs B2 November 4, 2021 3:30 PM IST Dubai Super 12
Australia vs West Indies November 6, 2021 3:30 PM IST Abu Dhabi Super 12

Australia Group in ICC T20 World Cup 2021

Australia are part of group 1 in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The group also consists of teams like England, West Indies, and South Africa. Two more teams will join the group post the first round. Each team will play against each other once during the super 12 round.

Australia is one of the 8 teams that have qualified for the super 12 stage. If Australia finishes on either of the top two spots in their group, they will qualify for the semi-finals.

Australia’s Full Squad For T20 World Cup 2021

Australia Cricket Team, ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Australia Cricket Team (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Australia will be led by Aaron Finch in the tournament. The team has some experienced batsmen like Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, and David Warner in the squad. Players like Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, and Mitchell Starc will take responsibility for the bowling department.

Squad: Aaron Finch (C), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins (VC), Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.

Reserves: Dan Christian, Nathan Ellis, Daniel Sams.

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