Aaron Finch Picks Australia’s Playing XI For T20 World Cup 2024, Leaves Out Steve Smith

Cricket fans are eagerly waiting for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 set to happen in June. The tournament will be jointly hosted by the West Indies and the USA. In preparation for the prestigious tournament, former Australian captain Aaron Finch has added to the excitement by sharing his probable playing XI for the event.

While having a conversation with ESPNcricinfo, the former captain discussed his tactical selections, aiming to form a squad capable of securing the prestigious trophy for the T20 World Cup 2024. However, his decisions have generated discussions and disagreements as he has left out the veteran Australian batter Steve Smith.

Finch has opted for David Warner and Travis Head as his opening duo, emphasizing their roles as dynamic batsmen and their capability to set the tone for the team.

Finch has then picked the all-rounder Mitchell Marsh as the number three batter. He has placed another dangerous all-rounder Glenn Maxwell at number four in his playing XI.

Josh Inglish is designated as the wicket-keeper batter. Finch has opined one to pick in between Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Short. The powerful batter Tim David is included as the finisher.

Talking about the bowling department, the former captain has picked Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Josh Hazlewood as his pace bowlers. Adam Zampa is the only prime spinner in the team.

Aaron Finch’s T20 World Cup XI for Australia:

David Warner, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Josh Inglis, Marcus Stoinis/Matthew Short, Tim David, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, and Josh Hazlewood

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