ICC World Cup 2019: Australia – Squad, fixtures, match timing, date and venue

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All eyes will be on Steve Smith and David Warner in the upcoming cricket mega-event, as Australia start off their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign against minnows Afghanistan on June 1.


The duo will make a comeback in international cricket after completing a 12-month suspension for their role in the ball-tampering scandal during the Test series against South Africa in Cape Town last year. The batting unit will be led by the skipper Aaron Finch along with Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Warner, and Smith.

In the 15-man squad, Cricket Australia have also named two all-rounders in the form of Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell. Meanwhile, the pace battery will be spearheaded by Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. The other seamers that have been named are Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jhye Richardson and Jason Behrendorff.


Complete squad:

Aaron Finch (c), Usman Khawaja, David Warner, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon, Adam Zampa.

Australia’s Schedule and Fixtures at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019:

1. Australia vs Afghanistan


Date: June 1, 2019 (Saturday), 6:00 pm IST, 8:30 pm SGT

Venue: County Ground, Bristol

2. Australia vs West Indies 


Date: June 6,  2019 (Thursday), 3:00 PM IST, 5:30 PM SGT

Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

3. Australia vs India 


Date: June 9, 2019 (Sunday), 3:00 PM IST, 5:30 PM SGT

Venue: The Oval, London

4. Australia vs Pakistan


Date: June 12, 2019 (Wednesday), 3:00 PM IST, 5:30 PM SGT

Venue: County Ground, Taunton

5. Australia vs Sri Lanka

Date: June 15, 2019 (Saturday), 3:00 PM IST, 5:30 PM SGT

Venue: The Oval, London

6. Australia vs Bangladesh

Date: June 20, 2019 (Thursday), 3:00 PM IST, 5:30 PM SGT

Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

7. Australia vs England

Date: June 25, 2019 (Tuesday), 3:00 PM IST, 5:30 PM SGT

Venue: Lord’s, London

8. Australia vs New Zealand 

Date: June 29, 2019 (Saturday), 6:00 PM IST, 8:30 PM SGT

Venue: Lord’s, London

9. Australia vs South Africa

Date: July 6, 2019 (Saturday), 6:00 PM IST, 8:30 PM SGT

Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester

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