AUS vs AFG: Why is Steve Smith not playing today’s 2023 World Cup match?

Published on: Nov 7, 2023 1:38 pm IST|Updated on: Nov 7, 2023 1:39 pm IST

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Steve Smith, the talented Australian batsman, finds himself out of the playing XI today in the 2023 World Cup match against Afghanistan.

Why is Steve Smith not playing today’s 2023 World Cup match?

Steve Smith is ruled out of AUS vs AFG match as he is struggling with vertigo.

Australia has made a two changes in their lineup by welcoming back two key all-rounders, Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell, to the XI. Both Marsh and Maxwell offer not only their batting prowess but also their valuable contributions with the ball. Their return has bolstered the Australian team. The decision to bring in Marsh and Maxwell likely aims to enhance Australia’s overall balance and strengthen their all-round capabilities.

Steve Smith remains an integral part of the Australian squad, and his absence today does not diminish his potential impact in future matches. His fans can look forward to seeing him back in action and contributing to Australia’s World Cup campaign as soon as the opportunity arises.

Australia XI

Travis Head, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

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