Australia

Michael Clarke

Michael Clarke (captain)

Having finesse with the bat to slice the ball at impossible angles, Clarke is also a handy spinner too. The skipper has been struggling with injury issues ahead of the World.

 

George Bailey (vice-captain)

George Bailey (vice-captain)

George Bailey is a destructive top order Australian batsman, who could also lead the team in Clarke’s absence.

 

Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins

Cummins, who made his test debut as a teenager, can regularly bowl faster than 145 km/h. He bowls lethally with the new ball.

 

Xavier Doherty

Xavier Doherty

Doherty is a left-arm spinner, who is generally Australia’s first-choice for ODIs as a spin bowler.

 

James Faulkner

James Faulkner

A brilliant all-rounder and is dexterous as he bowl left-arm medium pace and is a right-hand batsman, Faulkner has the ability to pick keys wickets and has also played memorable innings in the dying moments for Australia and has brought matches out of opponents jaws.

 

Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch

A devastating batsman, Finch has made his name written in cricket history books when he scored a Twenty20 world-record 156 against England in 2013, an innings which also included a record 14 sixes.

 

Brad Haddin

Brad Haddin

After being shadowed with legendary Adam Gilchrist presence in the squad, wicket-keeper batsman Haddin made up for lost time becoming vice-captain to Michael Clarke and a key senior figure in team with development in progress.

 

Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood

Making his presence felt at an early age of 17 in Australia, 24-year-old Hazlewood is a pace bowler.

 

Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson

Johnson leads Australia’s pace attack, and is capable of reaching 155kph and can bowl precisely as well.

 

Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh

An all-rounder, who bats at top order, lanky Marsh idolizes former Australian captain Steve Waugh and former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis. Marsh led Australia Under-19 team to victory in the 2010 World Cup in New Zealand.

 

Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell

All-rounder Maxwell has the ability to pile quick runs even under pressure and can singlehandedly propel his team to victory. He also bowls off-break.

 

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Smith made his place in all the three formats of the game soon after debuting. He started his career as a legspinner and batsman, but now he has taken batting as his specialist field.

 

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc

The lanky left-armer Mitchell Starc has the ability to generate pace, bounce and bring the ball back into the right-hander, which makes him as Australia’s most promising young fast bowler.

 

David Warner

David Warner

Dangerous opening batsman, David Warner has made a unique debut for Australia since he was first Australian for over a century to wear national colors without playing first-class cricket.

 

Shane Watson

Shane Watson

Dangerous opening batsman, David Warner has made a unique debut for Australia since he was first Australian for over a century to wear national colors without playing first-class cricket.