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The squad carrying Australia’s World Cup hopes

This week Cricket Australia has released their squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

The Australian T20 side has had a torrid time of it recently with a disastrous winter tour to the West Indies and Bangladesh but the announcement of this squad will fill the team with optimism as some much needed reinforcements are returning to action.

The selected squad contains:
Aaron Finch (captain)
Ashton Agar
Pat Cummins (vice-captain)
Josh Hazlewood
Josh Inglis
Mitchell Marsh
Glenn Maxwell
Kane Richardson
Steve Smith
Mitchell Starc
Marcus Stoinis
Mitchell Swepson
Matthew Wade
David Warner
Adam Zampa

Travelling reserves: Dan Christan, Nathan Ellis, Daniel Sams.

(Patrick Hamilton/AFP /AFP via Getty Images)

Overall the squad appears more balanced, obviously more experience and has a lot more weapons in its arsenal than the winter tours.

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