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Australia at ICC World Twenty20

Australia’s best performance in Twenty20 world cup was in 2010 championship when they reached to the final but lost it to England. Let’s have a look at the Australian cricket team’s history, performance, records and stats in ICC World T20.

Australia at ICC World Twenty20.

Facts

1. Australia reached to world t20 final only on one occasion in 2010 when they were defeated by England to win championship.

2. Shane Watson is the only Aussie cricketer who won Man of the series award in ICC World Twenty20s. He was named player of the series in 2012 championship.

2. Shane Watson is the leading run scorer for Australia in 20-20 world cup. He has scored 537 runs till 2016. He took retirement from international cricket after the 2016 edition.

Australia performance year wise

Year Result/Place
2007 Semi-Final (3rd Place)
2009 Group Stage (11th Place)
2010 Runners-up (2nd Place)
2012 Semi-Final (3rd Place)
2014 Super 10 (8th Place)
2016 Super 10 (6th Place)

Australia in T20 World Cup 2016

Australian cricket team were in the group-2 of super 10 round in ICC World Twenty20 2016 in which they played against New Zealand, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Australia beat Pakistan and Bangladesh whereas lost against New Zealand and India enforced them to see early exit from championship. Let’s have a look at the results for Australia in World T20 2016.

Date Venue Fixture Result
18 March Dharamsala Australia vs New Zealand Australia lost by 8 runs
21 March Bengaluru Australia vs Bangladesh Australia won by 3 wickets
25 March Mohali Australia vs Pakistan Australia won by 21 runs
27 March Mohali Australia vs India Australia lost by 6 wickets

Squad

Steve Smith led Australian team in the sixth edition of ICC World T20. Usman Khawaja was the highest run scorer for Australia in 2016 twenty20 world cup as he scored 143 runs in 4 matches.

Player Role
Steve Smith (Captain) Batsman
David Warner Batsman
Shane Watson All-rounder
Usman Khawaja Batsman
James Faulkner All-rounder
John Hastings Bowler
Josh Hazlewood Bowler
Aaron Finch Batsman
Andrew Tye Bowler
Ashton Agar Bowler
Nathan Coulter-Nile Bowler
Peter Nevill Wicket-keeper
Mitchell Marsh All-rounder
Glenn Maxwell All-rounder
Adam Zampa Bowler

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