AUS Vs NZ Australia has announced its 15-member squad for the T20 series against New Zealand. Meanwhile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Josh Hazlewood will make a comeback in the T20 series against the Kiwis. After retiring from ODI and Test career, David Warner will return to the Australian team in T20 format again.
Australia’s 15-person roster for the T20 series against New Zealand has been named. Meanwhile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Josh Hazlewood will make comebacks in the T20 series against the Kiwis.
Australia preparing for the World Cup
Earlier, Hazlewood had returned to the team in the second ODI against West Indies. Hazlewood returned to the changes after Travis Head was released from the team. Hazlewood had announced after the match that Australia would take the field against New Zealand with its full-strength team.
Warner will return
Cummins, Starc, and Hazlewood are all poised to return following the 2022 T20 World Cup on home soil. Mitchell Starc will lead the squad in the short format against New Zealand. Along with that, after retiring from ODI and Test cricket, David Warner will return to the Australian squad in the T20 format.
Warner will return from ILT20
David Warner is currently playing in the ILT20 league. In such a situation, he will have to leave the league midway and join the national team. This series of the shortest format against New Zealand will be Australia’s last challenge before the T20 World Cup in June.
Australia eyes the World Cup
George Bailey, Australia’s Chairman of Selectors, noted that the squad is focused on the World Cup. The six matches listed below will help us choose our World Cup team. The performance of Australian players in the IPL running up to the World Cup would also help us. The Australia-New Zealand T20I series will occur between February 21 and February 25.
Mitchell Marsh (captain), Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Glenn Maxwell, Matt Short, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.