ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is starting from 16th October in Australia. Australia are one of 10 teams that have directly qualified for Super 12 stage of T20 WC 2021.
They are placed in Group 1 of Super 12 Stage among England, New Zealand, Afghanistan, West Indies, and two qualifying teams from Round 1 stage. You can check ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule For Australia here on this page.
Usually, T20 World Cup takes place after 2 years. However, it will be five years after 2016, after the next T20 WC is taking place. Originally, T20 World Cup was to be hosted in Australia in October 2020. However, due to the rising concerns of Pandemic, Australian government requested ICC to shift the tournament to other country.
India became the T20 World Cup 2020 host for a time. However, the Covid-19 situation kept worsening in India as well. BCCI had to postponed and shift IPL 2021 to UAE. Later they agreed with ICC to shift T20 World Cup 2022 to Australia as well.
Australia is placed in Group 1 of the Super 12 stage with England, New Zealand, Afghanistan, and two qualifying teams from the Round 1 stage. Apparently, Australia team schedule for ICC T20 World Cup 2022 will start from the Super 12 stage and it will be as following.
The five time Cricket World Champions Australia have been a little unlucky in the T20 format. They have won only one season of the T20 World Cup. But, this is what Aaron Finch XI are eyeing at in the T20 World Cup 2022. Before going on to the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule For Australia, let us look at the Team Australia performances in previous T20 WC editions.
The Kangaroos appeared in the inaugural season of T20 World Cup 2007 under the captaincy of Rickey Ponting. They did well in the group stage and qualified for the knockouts. However, their T20 WC 2007 campaign came to an end after being knocked out by India with 15 runs in the 2nd Semi Final.
In 2021, Australia defeated New Zealand by 8 wickets in the T20 World Cup 2021, to claim their first T20 World Title. Now, they are the defending champions in this season of the T20 World Cup.
Australia announced their T20 World Cup 2022 ahead of the tournament in August 2022. As per the announcement, Aaron Finch will captain Australia in T20 World Cup 2022. Here is the full team squad of Australia for T20 WC.
Aaron Finch (Captain), Steven Smith, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Josh Inglis, Matthew Wade, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Kane Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Swepson