Best Playing XI for Australia for T20 World Cup 2022

October 5, 2022

Defending Champions Australia will be hosting T20 World Cup 2022 and they are looking best contenders to win the title and retain. Australia is still left with some games ahead of T20 World Cup 2022.

Home conditions will be an extra advantage for Australian side. They have mostly same players with which they won T20 World Cup 2021. Australia have some injuries in camp, despite that they are looking favorites to win the title.

Here is Australia’s Best Playing XI for T20 World Cup:-

David Warner

Player of tournament in T20 World Cup, most probably Warner will be playing his last T20 World Cup. Lot of eyes will be upon Warner. Warner is someone who can play every sort of game. He will be player to watch out for as well in the tournament.

Aaron Finch(c)

May Aaron Finch be playing final tournament in his international career. Finch retired early from ODIs and form going away from him, it seems he may announce retirement. But skipper Aaron finch is always Australia’s key batsman in limited overs. He would like to finish things on a high note.

Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh is in purple patch in last 1.5 year. In the absence of seniors, he has understood his role and haven’t disappointed anyone. Clean striker of the ball, power-hitter, Marsh has earned his spot at No.3. Marsh is all-rounder who will be bowling some overs of 5th bowler if he gets fit enough to bowl.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith will be playing role of anchor in middle. Smith is not among runs in shortest format in recent times, but being a big match player, it will be not easy for Australia to ignore him.

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Tim David can be someone who Australia can opt-in for if they want to have extra power-hitter in lineup.

Glenn Maxwell

Australia’s Best all-rounder player, Glenn Maxwell is one of best T20 batsmans and X-Factor for Australia. Maxwell is not among runs in last few days, but he is always known for big hits and unorthodox cricket shots. He is also someone who can change a game with all the departments. Fielding of Maxwell gives extra advantage to Australia.

Marcus Stoinis

Another all-rounder in Australian lineup. Stoinis is a power-hitter whose role will be to play as a finisher. He hasn’t played much Cricket in recent times because of injuries. But Australia will like to have Stoinis fit as he is 5th bowler.

Matthew Wade(wk)

Who can forget Matthew Wade’s 3 consecutive sixes off Shaheen Afridi’s over in T20 World Cup 2021 semi final. After that Wade is preferred wicket-keeper by Australia in shorter format. Wade has played brilliant cricket and has emerged as a game changer. Wade is looking best finisher while chasing at current time.

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Pat Cummins

Cummins hasn’t proved his worth in T20 Cricket as compared to Test Cricket, but still he is No 3 best fast bowler in Australia. Pat Cummins has average of 23 and economy of 7.27, which is good as he bowls in powerplay and deaths.

Mitchell Starc

Most Dangerous fast bowler in the World. Starc has always toyed with batsmans whenever he has came out in ICC tournaments. He got smashed in last year final by Kane Williamson. But he is game changer bowler with the ball.

Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood was not considered T20 bowler 2 years ago. But he has proved everyone wrong. Hazlewood played very brilliant role in last year T20 World Cup win. Hazlewood is wicket-taker and economical. His main job is to stop runs. He has taken 52 wickets in 34 innings.

Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa is Australia’s best find in spin bowling unit in limited overs Cricket after Shane Warne. Clever and experienced bowler, Zampa knows how to create pressure and get wicket. He is Australia’s best bowler in T20 Cricket and Captain’s choice.

Best thing in Australian squad is all main 4 bowlers have economy under 8. In Australia, playing against this is going to be a horrible for every team.