BAN vs AUS 1st T20I: Possible Playing 11 of Australia

Updated on: Aug 2, 2021 4:31 pm IST

  • AUS Playing 11: Australia will face Bangladesh in the first T20I here at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. Australia are coming off a ODI series win in West Indies. But they lost their last T20I series to West Indies 4-1. With T20 World Cup not far away, this might be a perfect situation for Australia to get their best eleven. They will be without several important players and will rely on youngsters. This will be the first bilateral T20I series between these sides. All previous 4 meetings have been in T20 World Cups, with Australia winning all of them.

    Team News

    • Australia will be without their captain Aaron Finch for this series who has been ruled out due to knee injury. Matthew Wade will lead the side.

    AUS Playing 11 (likely)

    Josh Philippe
    Matthew Wade (C) (wk)
    Mitchell Marsh
    Alex Carey
    Ben McDermott
    Ashton Turner
    Ashton Agar
    Mitchell Starc
    Adam Zampa
    Wes Agar
    Josh Hazlewood

    Australia are playing with a young team but have plenty of talent. Matthew Wade will look to use his experience at the top in the absence of Finch. Mitchell Marsh has been in excellent form in West Indies and he will be crucial with both bat and ball. Ashton Turner will look to seal the finisher’s spot. Australia are likely to field both Zampa and Ashton Agar as pitch is likely to aid spinners. Starc and Hazlewood will pose a tough challenge to Bangladesh batters at the top.

    READ: BAN vs AUS 1st T20I: Possible Playing 11 of Bangladesh

    Australia Squad

    Matthew Wade (C) (wk), Josh Philippe (wk), Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Ashton Agar, Wes Agar, Alex Carey (wk), Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Dan Christian, Riley Meredith, Ashton Turner, Jason Behrendorff.
    Travel Reserves: Nathan Ellis, Tanveer Sangha.

    Where to Watch BAN vs AUS Live 1st T20I

    You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the Bangladesh vs Australia 1st T20I match on Fancode. The match will be played on 3 August and will start at 5:30 PM (IST).

    READ: BAN vs AUS: New Australia Captain Announced for T20I Series

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