Australia at Cricket World Cup Player by Player Analysis
Updated - Jan 12, 2015 7:39 pm
Australia at Cricket World Cup Player by Player Analysis: World Cup has returned to the land of Kangaroos after 23 years and the hosts were the last to announce their world cup squad. Injured Michael Clarke will lead the team (subjected to fitness). George Bailey will serve as his deputy. Cricket Australia has decided to analyze the performance and injury-condition of Michael Clarke until their 2nd match vs Bangladesh. If he gets fit, he will continue. Otherwise, he will be replaced by George Bailey as Captain and by another batsman in the 15-man squad. His replacement hasn’t been announced yet.
Cricket fans that will be supporting Australia must be very happy to know that Australia will play all their group matches at home. We have pooled the scrupulous data of Australia’s representation at the World Cup. The stats include each player’s input in Australia/New Zealand and in previous world cups.
Most experienced in Australia/New Zealand: Michael Clarke – 111 matches
Most experienced in World Cups: Michael Clarke – 18 matches
|Players||Performance in AUS/NZ||Performance in WCs|
|George Bailey||17||558||–||First Experience|
|Aaron Finch||17||613||–||First Experience|
|David Warner||28||964||–||First Experience|
|Mitchell Marsh||3||99||1||First Experience|
|Glenn Maxwell||16||226||14||First Experience|
|James Faulkner||12||210||22||First Experience|
|Josh Hazelwood||4||0||9||First Experience|
|Pat Cummins||2||1||5||First Experience|
|Xavier Doherty||26||63||21||First Experience|
|Mitchell Starc||16||106||28||First Experience|
Michael Clarke and Shane Watson will be playing their 3rd world cup while Steve Smith, Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson will be playing their 2nd world cup each. The rest of the squad hasn’t even played a single world cup but it does not matter as the world cup will be a home event to the Australians.
*All the stats are updated until January 12th, 2015.