Australia has always been a force to reckon in any sport ever played. Expectedly, nothing changes in the cricketing arena. The Aussies have meant strength and resistance.
Every cricket fan recalls great knockouts when they hear of cricket with men in yellow. Notably, nothing changes with females carrying the Australian flag. The dominance of the Australia women’s cricket team has been like their male counterparts.
Recent records in the ICC events have shown that teams have a great degree of home advantage. It is thus no wonder why fans are waiting for faces that may lead Australia to a successful world cup run. Australia has been one of the few teams that have the benefit of a rewarding domestic circuit.
With stages like WBBL, players have grown into common figures and have developed into inspirations for Australian women. Thus, the quality of cricket that women in yellow display occasions fans and lovers from throughout the globe. The Australia women’s cricket team for the world cup is expected to be very close to the Indian and South African lines. Both the teams have tried to position new and striking talent around the established and experienced names.
Veterans of the game like A.J. Healy and M.M. Lanning have played nearly a hundred T20 matches. E. Perry along with Healy and Lanning make a batting order that can dismantle any bowling unit. These three pillars of Australia women’s cricket team have played nearly 300 matches collectively with 4500 runs.
Not only with the bat, but Perry also has proven herself with the ball as well. She has 106 wickets in the shortest format of the game. However, alongside Perry, Australia might look to rope in Annabel Sutherland as well. Her all-round performance in the domestic matches has been impressive. Recently, she had the attention of fans after consistency against India A and in women’s national cricket league.
Further, Aussies may look towards M. Schutt and J.L. Jonassen for their bowling services. Both the greats have vast experience in twenty over game with 71 and 52 wickets in their respective tallies. The names and their experience shall not indicate that new faces might not turn up into the squad.
It is expected that players who have made their mark in WBBL and the vibrant Aussie domestic circuit might get a call to show themselves in one of the most awaited tournaments of female cricket. Lanning is expected to lead her side into the cup with high expectations. Moreover, with tried and tested players, the Australian team has huge expectations.
The past tells that Australia women’s cricket team have shown the class and brilliance on the field like their routine male counterparts. The ruthless Aussie army shall give its best to get the trophy into their cabinets.
A student who enjoys studying cricket more than anything else, keen to learn the insights of the women’s game.