Cricket Australia (CA) has recently revealed its preliminary 18-member squad for the much-anticipated World Cup 2023, which is set to take place in India during October and November. This announcement comes as a continuation of the successful team that triumphed over Rohit Sharma’s India with a 2-1 victory on Indian soil earlier this year.
The Australian cricket authority has confirmed that Pat Cummins will captain the team in this prestigious event. The squad also welcomes newcomers Aaron Hardie and Tanveer Sangha. Cummins will spearhead the pace attack, supported by seasoned bowlers Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc. The all-rounders’ roles have been assigned to Mitchell Marsh and Cameron Green.
The top-order batting lineup includes David Warner and Travis Head, while the middle-order will be bolstered by Steve Smith, Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, and Glenn Maxwell.
In terms of spin bowling, the squad will feature leg-break spinner Adam Zampa, slow left-arm orthodox bowler Ashton Agar, and young talent Tanveer Sangha.
This preliminary squad is not only a testament to Australia’s cricketing prowess but also a strategic move to maintain the winning momentum from their recent victory against India. As the World Cup approaches, fans and cricket enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly awaiting to see how this squad will perform on the global stage.
|Pat Cummins||Sean Abbott||Ashton Agar||Alex Carey||Nathan Ellis||Cameron Green|
|Aaron Hardie||Josh Hazlewood||Travis Head||Josh Inglis||Mitchell Marsh||Glenn Maxwell|
|Tanveer Sangha||Steve Smith||Mitchell Starc||Marcus Stoinis||David Warner||Adam Zampa|