The National Selection Panel has announced the limited over Australian squad for their upcoming tour against Pakistan.
The Australian Cricket team is ready to travel across the globe. They move towards a to a territory that is quite unknown to their present generation. The likes of Ricky Pointing, Justin Langer and Glenn McGrath redefined the standards of cricket. With their spell-bounding deliveries, the Australian Cricket team left the hosts mystified.
However, this time on their journey to the Asian lands, the current generation is bound to miss out on their aces in the hole. David Warner, their most reliable opening batsman and Pat Cummins, the current test captain will remain sidelined for the white-ball cricket. The last time Australia ventured into the stadium of Rawalpindi, Pakistan Marnus Labuschagne was just a four year kid. The current Australian team will be eyeing to leave a mark as their predecessors did.
Australia T20I and ODI Squad
Aaron Finch will lead Australia in the limited over format. Even though the absence of their two influential players Australia’s prowess does not fade away. This series could be crucial for them in terms of figuring out the puzzle of Ashton Agar and Adam Zampa. The hierarchy of the Australian Cricket team leaves a little breathing room. The likes of Agar and Zampa find it hard to operate in such spaces.
Aaron Finch (C), Adam Zampa, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Sean Abbott, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis, Travis Head, Ben McDermott and Mitchel Marsh.
Australia Squad Selection backed by Bailey
Speaking with the media National Selection Panel – George Bailey said –
“We’re confident the squad can both compete successfully on this tour and continue our progress towards those crucial tournaments.”George Bailey
“We have picked a talented and versatile squad with a number of challenges to juggle.”George Bailey
Why this tour is crucial for Australian?
Australia caught everyone’s attention as they came over the odds to lift the ICC T20I World Cup. Within a year Australia now finds themselves defending the title on their turf.. This is an opportunity that allows them to analyze every possible option at their disposal. Cameron Green and Ashton Agar are rising through the ranks with their consistent performances. Such talent is capable of turning things in their favour. As a result, Australian Board will be closely keeping an eye on the individual as well as team performances.