Australia have announced the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup that is slated to begin from 17th October. And, Ricky Ponting is quite happy with the team selection panel and he feels that this squad holds the ability to win the upcoming edition.
Cricket Australia has picked several new faces including Josh Inglis. The former Aussie skipper is delighted with the fact that Inglish has finally got a call-up from the national squad and that too for the marquee event.
Ricky Ponting Looks Optimistic that Australia will win T20 World Cup
Ricky Ponting said that it is going to be a great opportunity for the young gun to impress everyone with his batting. He added that Ellis is another great addition to the squad, who can chip wickets easily on the biggest stage. The former World Cup-winning skipper.
“Awesome to see Inglis get his opportunity in the squad, he’s been scoring runs for fun, and if Ellis is called on it’s a great story for how far he’s come since moving to Tassie. Overall it’s a brilliant squad of players that I think are capable of winning the World Cup,” Ponting tweeted.
Australia is one of the top cricket nations in international cricket. They have won a total of five World Cups in history. But, they are still struggling to win T20 World Cup since its inception. Also, they will be under immense pressure due to their poor form in the shorter format. They have recently lost back-to-back series against West Indies and Bangladesh. However, they will look to leave previous upset behind in order to gain their reputation back in T20I cricket.
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