Australian great Ricky Ponting have come up with their probable Australia XI for World Test Championship (WTC) Final It is to be played against India from June 7 at the Oval in London. Former Australian captain picks talented fast bowler Scott Boland As the third main pacer in his starting XI amid doubts over josh hazelwoodAvailability for Summit Clash.
Talking about Boland, Ponting said that the conditions in England will favor the 34-year-old fast bowler, who can make the most of it. He also praised Boland for his recent performances on Australian soil, saying the latter has taken the lead Michael Neser With regard to replacing Hazlewood.
“Boland’s record when he has played over the last 12 months has been absolutely fantastic. He is one that would potentially really thrive in these English conditions. We have seen what he is capable of in Australia when there is a bit of help from the wicket and with the ball. So I think he will overtake Naser. Ponting said on the ICC Review Show.
Significantly, the Australian team for the WTC 2023 final has included two of the world’s deadliest fast bowlers. Mitchell Starc And Pat Cummins, whom Ponting selected as the two frontline fast bowlers in his probable eleven. Meanwhile, the veteran cricketer also added the in-form all-rounder cameron green to his team.
Ponting chose among the batsmen david warner And Usman Khawaja as their openers, with marnus labuschagne And steve smith No but 3 no more. 4. During this, to whom did he assign the fifth, sixth and seventh positions travis headgreen and Alex Carey,
“Now that I know Hazlewood probably isn’t there, I think it probably picks itself. I think Warner will play. I’ve been listening to everything that’s been spoken about in the last few months that Warner is Khawaja Will play with, open the batting Scott Boland will come in place of Hazlewood. Ponting told the interviewer.
“With Travis Head doing what he does in the middle order, and Cameron Green really emerging on the scene in the last 12 months, I think the batting side of things pretty much picks itself up,” He added.
Ricky Ponting’s predicted Australia XI:
David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins (c), Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland.