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The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 will be held in the UAE and Oman, starting October 17th. The event was earlier expected to be staged in India, however, the prevailing situations in the country prevented it from hosting the event and it eventually got shifted.
The management of each cricket playing nation is under serious stress to pick the best possible squad for the T20 World Cup from a bunch of talented cricketers.
In this article, the main focus will be on Australian openers for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Predicted Australia’s Openers for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021:
Aaron Finch and David Warner:
The limited-overs skipper of Australia, Aaron Finch and David Warner are the two front runners to open the innings for their country in the forthcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Although Aaron Finch and David Warner have not come together in 2021 due to multiple injuries, the duo definitely is a key pair for the Kangaroos.
Predicted Australia’s Openers for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Both the batsmen are experienced enough to provide a brisk start and share a great mutual respect for each other.
Warner and Aaron Finch are on the list of the top 10 openers of all time. The duo has scored 3,496 runs in 69 innings together with a brilliant average of 51.41.
Both the batsmen have shared 11-century stands in the opening slot for Australia in white-ball cricket and most of them have been big centuries.
Talking about their individual records in the T20Is, Finch has scored 2473 in 76 innings for Australia at a strike rate of 150. He has two centuries and 15 half-centuries under his hat.
Moreover, Australia’s white-ball skipper is ranked third in ICC’s T20I batsman rankings.
David Warner on the other hand has plundered a massive 2265 runs in the shortest format in 81 outings at an average of 31.45. He has also smacked one century and 18 half-centuries.
Even though Finch and Warner have not played together in recent times, Australian management will look up to both of them as the first choice openers in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.