WTC Final 2023: Australia has announced its team for the World Test Championship final to be played against India in June. The Australian team has to play the final of the WTC against India in England in June and then a five-match Ashes series will be played. The team has been announced for both these tournaments. Many changes are being seen in Australia’s team.
Mitchell Marsh returns
There has been a big change in Australia’s team announced for the World Test Championship final. In fact, all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has returned to the team. Mitchell Marsh is also a good bowler and batsman. He played the last Test match for Australia 4 years ago. Mitchell Marsh has faced many injuries in the recent past, but he has performed strongly in all the first class matches or international matches he has played. That is why he has been selected in the team.
The pair of Stark, Hazlewood and Cummins will be seen in bowling
Australia have included four pacers in the squad announced for the World Test Championship and the Ashes. This includes Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Scott Boland. Apart from this, Nathan Lyon and Todd Murphy have also been given place.
Australian team for the WTC FINAL and the Ashes
Pat Cummins (c), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith (vc) Mitchell Starc, David Warner
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) April 19, 2023
Let us tell you that the final of WTC will be played at The Oval from 7 to 11 June. At the same time, the Ashes is going to start from June 16. The first Test match will be played at Edgbaston Cricket Ground from June 16 to 20, while the second Test match will be played at Lord’s from June 28 to July 2. The squad for the last three Tests of the Ashes will be announced later. This is currently a team of only two Test matches.