Australia’s Dominance of Cricket on the World Stage
Australia’s ambition to dominate world cricket is becoming a reality. If they win the T20 World Cup when it is held in the Caribbean and the US next year, they will have completed a full set of global trophies. This includes all three men’s trophies and both women’s World Cups.
Cricket Australia has expressed its intention to become the best nation in all formats. Although India currently holds the top ranking in all three formats, Australia’s recent victories suggest they are moving closer to achieving their goal.
The men’s team secured a 50-over victory over India in Ahmedabad, adding to their World Test Championship silverware. Australia’s selectors have delayed making changes to their squads in all formats due to their recent successes. However, the men’s team has historically struggled in the shortest format.
The women’s team has excelled, winning the T20 World Cup and ODI tournament. The men’s team is preparing for a five-match series in India, with several players taking a break to recover after the recent victories.
Australia’s selectors have not yet explained their decision to appoint Matthew Wade as captain. The team is looking ahead to the T20 World Cup and assessing players for the upcoming competition.
The race for selection in the T20 World Cup squad is gaining significance, with several players facing putative tests in the BBL. Australia appears poised to continue its dominance in world cricket across all formats.