Australia National Cricket Team
Australia National Cricket Team: Current SquadAaron Finch Batsman Captain ODI Captain T20I ODI T20I № 34 Adam Zampa Bowler ODI T20I № 63 Ashton Agar Bowler ODI T20I № 46 Glenn Maxwell All-rounder ODI T20I № 32 Kane Richardson Bowler ODI T20I № 55 Marcus Stoinis All-rounder ODI T20I № 17 Marnus Labuschagne Batsman № Mitchell Starc Bowler TEST ODI T20I № 56 Nathan Lyon Bowler TEST ODI T20I № 67 Pat Cummins Bowler Captain TEST TEST ODI T20I № 30 Steve Smith Batsman TEST ODI T20I № 49
Australia National Cricket Team: Facts and Records
The Australia National Cricket Team is the most successful team in test cricket.
The team twice set a record for the number of consecutive wins - two series of 16 matches.
Only two matches involving the Australia National Cricket Team ended in a draw.
The Australia National Cricket team has won 3 ODI Cricket World Cups in a row: 1999, 2003 and 2007.
He is a 5-time champion in One-Day cricket.
Australia National Cricket Team - men's national cricket team
Cricket is the favorite sport of all Australians. Men and women, children and adults play it – there is a place for everyone on the field. In 2019 – 2020, more than seven hundred thousand Australians played cricket, and in total, there are more than three thousand cricket clubs in this country. We will tell you what the Australia National Cricket Team is and what famous players are on the team.
Australia National Cricket Team: Team Achievements
English cricket is a game of real aristocrats because matches are governed not only by the rules but the elusive spirit of the game, which implies respect, politeness, and honesty both towards your team’s players and towards the players of the opposing team. Having arrived in Australia, cricket has not lost these principles.
The national cricket team of this country was founded in 1905, and fans call the players “Men in Yellow” – for the color of their uniforms. Australia National Cricket Team competes in the Test Cricket, the ODI and the Twenty20 Internatioanl Cricket.
At the moment (September 2021), the team occupies the following position in the ICC Team Ranking:
|Test Cricket||ODI Cricket||T20I Cricket|
|3rd place||3rd place||7th place|
|17 matches||28 matches||33 matches|
|1844 points||3244 points||7923 points|
|rating – 108||rating – 116||rating – 240|
Australia National Cricket Team: main competitions
Since 1975 Australia has participated in every ICC Cricket World Cup where teams compete in the ODI cricket. The Australia National Cricket Team won the title 5 times: in 1987, followed by three consecutive victories in 1999, 2003 and 2007, and the last time the team won the cup so far in 2015.
Australia won the ICC Champions Trophy twice, in 2006 and in 2009, and it was only during these years that the national team managed to reach the final.
As for the ICC T20 World Cup, Australia has yet to win a single title. The Australia National Cricket Team was closest to victory in 2010, when they lost to England in the final. After that, Australia did not reach the final.
The success of the Australian National Cricket Team at the World Championships in various cricket formats:
- ICC World Test Championship (Test Cricket): 3rd place (2019-21).
- ICC Cricket World Cup (ODI Cricket): 5 wins (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015), two 2nd places (1975, 1996), 3rd place (2019).
- ICC T20 World Cup (T20I Cricket): 2nd place (2010), two 3rd places (2007, 2012).
- ICC Champions Trophy (ODI Cricket): 2 wins (2006, 2009), two 3rd places (2002, 2004).
In 2002, Australia National Cricket Team was awarded the Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year.
Australia National Cricket Team: the best players
The Australia National Cricket Team is quite successful in international competitions. Of course, the players make the national team. Many Australian cricketers are at the top of the ICC Player Ranking:
- Pat Cummins.
It is currently ranked №1 in the Bowling Rankings (Test cricket). Pat has the highest rating of any Australian player at the moment.
- Steve Smith.
He is in 3rd place in the Batting Rankings (Test cricket). Steve is one of the greatest Test batsmen globally.
- Marnus Labuschagne.
Marnus is currently ranked 4th in the Batting Rankings (Test cricket).
- Aaron Finch.
This player is in the 5th line of the Batting Rankings (ODI) and the 3rd in the Batting Rankings (T20I).
Australia National Cricket Team: table of the management and players
|Shirt Number||Name||Cricket Formats||Notes|
|31||David Warner||TEST ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|49||Steve Smith||TEST ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|5||Aaron Finch||ODI T20I||Captain (ODI, T20I), Contract with CA|
|30||Pat Cummins||TEST ODI T20I||Vice-Captain (TEST, ODI, T20I), Contract with CA|
|38||Josh Hazlewood||TEST ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|56||Mitchell Starc||TEST ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|55||Kane Richardson||ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|88||Adam Zampa||ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|19||James Pattinson||TEST||Contract with CA|
|67||Nathan Lyon||TEST||Contract with CA|
|60||Jhye Richardson||T20I||Contract with CA|
|33||Marnus Labuschagne||TEST ODI||Contract with CA|
|42||Cameron Green||TEST ODI||Contract with CA|
|8||Mitchell Marsh||ODI T20I|
|17||Marcus Stoinis||ODI T20I|
|21||Moises Henriques||ODI T20I|
|23||D’Arcy Short||ODI T20I|
|32||Glenn Maxwell||ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|46||Ashton Agar||ODI T20I||Contract with CA|
|77||Sean Abbott||ODI T20I|
|13||Matthew Wade||TEST T20I|
|7||Tim Paine||TEST||Captain (TEST), Contract with CA|
|4||Alex Carey||ODI||Contract with CA|
|Justin Langer||Head Coach|
|Andrew McDonald||Senior Assistant Coach|
|Michael Di Venuto||Assistant Coach (Batting)|
|Jeff Vaughan||Assistant Coach (Batting)|
|Justin Langer||Head Coach|
|George Bailey||National Selector|
Australia National Cricket Team: home cricket grounds
The Australia National Cricket Team hosts international matches at cricket grounds:
- Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG or “The G”), Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, 100024 capacity.
- Perth Stadium (Optus Stadium), Burswood, Perth, Western Australia, 65000 capacity.
- Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide, South Australia, 55317 capacity.
- Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales, 48601 capacity.
- Brisbane Cricket Ground (The Gabba), Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland, 36000 capacity.
- Carrara Stadium (Metricon Stadium), Gold Coast, Carrara, Queensland, 21000 capacity.
- Bellerive Oval (Blundstone Arena), Bellerive, Hobbart, Tasmania, 20000 capacity.
- Manuka Oval, Griffith, Manuka, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 12000 capacity.
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