ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Australia Squad, Schedule, Group, Time And Venue. Australia won their opening game of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 against South Africa by 5 wickets. In the match, Australia restricted South Africa to just 118-9 in the 1st innings.
Opener Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock got out cheaply for 12 and 7 respectively. Later, Aiden Markram hit 40 runs for the team. However, most of the batsmen could not hit big knocks.
Later, the Australia opener too could not go big. However, Steve Smith hit 35 runs for the team. Marcus Stoinis scored unbeaten 24 runs. South Africa managed to pick 5 wickets but could not halt Australia from winning. Australia reached the target in the final over with 5 wickets in hand. Australia now holds the 2nd spot in group 1 points table with 2 points.
Australia are part of group 1 in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. England, South Africa, West Indies, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh are other teams part of group 1. Australia will now take on Sri Lanka on October 28, England on October 30, Bangladesh on November 4, and West Indies on November 6. Below we take a glance at Australia’s squad, schedule, group, time and venue for ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Australia Schedule, Updated Time And Venue
|Australia vs South Africa||October 23, 2021||3:30 PM IST||Abu Dhabi||Super 12|
|Australia vs Sri Lanka||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 Bangladesh||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 the tournament. 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 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.