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ICC T20 World Cup 2024: 5 Players Of Australia To Watch Out For

ICC T20 World Cup 2024: 5 Players Of Australia To Watch Out For

Australia boast a star-studded squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. David Warner, the aggressive opener, has the experience and the ability to explode, while the flamboyant Glenn Maxwell brings power hitting and tricky off-spin bowling. Pat Cummins, the leader of the pack, is a pace-bowling powerhouse, while Adam Zampa’s leg-spin expertise is crucial.

Mitchell Marsh, the all-rounder captain of the T20I team, injects leadership and balance. Keep an eye out for these established stars, but also watch for exciting youngsters like Yashasvi Jaiswal (India) and Alpesh Ramjani (Uganda) who might make their mark on the big stage.

Here are the 5 key players of Australia:

David Warner

David Warner
David Warner

David Warner has had mixed results in the T20 World Cup. While he’s the leading run-scorer for Australia with 806 runs in 34 matches, his average of 25.18 suggests inconsistency.

However, he shone in the 2021 tournament, scoring the second-highest runs (289) and helping Australia win their first T20 World Cup title, even being named Player of the Tournament.

Glenn Maxwell

Jasprit Bumrah Glenn Maxwell
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Nicknamed “The Big Show” for his explosive batting, Glenn Maxwell is a charismatic Australian cricketer. An all-rounder, he dominates short formats with his unorthodox right-handed batting and off-break bowling.

A limited-overs specialist, he’s a World Cup champion in both the 50-over (2015, 2023) and T20 (2021) formats, etching his name in history with a record-breaking 201-run knock in the 2023 World Cup.

Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins is a decorated Australian cricketer who wears multiple hats. He’s not only the captain of the national Test and ODI teams but also leads the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the ongoing IPL 2024. Renowned for his fast bowling, he’s considered an all-time great in Test cricket and a top bowler of his generation. 

Cummins is also a handy lower-order batsman, adding another dimension to his game. His leadership qualities were on display as he captained Australia to victory in the 2021-23 World Test Championship and the 2023 Cricket World Cup.

Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa is a key player in Australia’s limited-overs squads, specializing in bowling. This 32-year-old leg-spinner has been a vital part of Australia’s recent success, contributing to their victories in the 2021 T20 World Cup and the 2023 Cricket World Cup.

Zampa is known for his impressive control and variety in his bowling, making him a difficult batsman to face. He’s also notched up some impressive milestones, reaching 100 ODI wickets in March 2022 and grabbing his first ODI five-wicket haul later that year. 

Mitchell Marsh

mitchell marsh

Mitchell Marsh, a true all-rounder for Australia, has carved a successful career across all formats. Debuting in 2011, he boasts leadership qualities, having captained the U-19 World Cup victory in 2010 and currently serving as the Australian T20I captain and ODI vice-captain. 

While injuries have hampered him at times, Marsh has delivered crucial performances, including a match-winning century in the 2023 Ashes and impactful contributions to Australia’s triumphs in the 2015 and 2023 Cricket World Cups, as well as the 2021 T20 World Cup.


Mitchell Marsh (C), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa. Travelling Reserves: Jake Fraser-McGurk, Matt Short

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