BAN vs AUS 3rd T20I: Possible Playing 11 of Australia

Updated on: Aug 5, 2021 5:44 pm IST

  • AUS Playing 11: Australia will be up against Bangladesh in the third T20I at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. The visitors are trailing 0-2 in the series and need a win to stay alive in the series. The absence of several first-choice players like Warner, Maxwell, Cummins and Finch has affected Australia’s performance. Their inexperienced batting order has struggled against Bangladesh’s spin attack. Matthew Wade & Co. will hope to get their best performance out in this do-or-die game. In the head-to-head in T20Is, Australia leads Bangladesh 4-2.

    Team News

    • Australia could make some changes in their batting order. Ben McDermott could replace Alex Carey at the top.
    • Given the pitch and conditions, legspinner Mitchell Swepson can replace Andrew Tye.

    AUS Playing 11 (likely)

    Josh Philippe
    Ben McDermott
    Mitchell Marsh
    Moises Henriques
    Matthew Wade (wk)
    Ashton Turner
    Ashton Agar
    Mitchell Starc
    Adam Zampa
    Mitchell Swepson
    Josh Hazlewood

    Australia’s bowlers have been bowling well but the batters have let them down so far. Swespon can make a good combination with Adam Zampa in conditions heavily in favour of spin. Batsmen though, need to put runs on the board. Apart from Mitchell Marsh, no batter has looked comfortable at the crease. Australia will hope experienced players like Matthew Wade and Moises Henriques can get a big score. It will be a great opportunity for Ashton Turner to show his finishing capabilities.

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    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 3rd T20I

    You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the Bangladesh vs Australia 3rd T20I match on Fancode. The match will be played on 6 August and will start at 5:30 PM (IST).

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