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Australia still lacks T20 depth and power

Adam Zampa could be Australia's spin weapon, along with Ashton Agar (Picture: IDI/Getty Images)
Adam Zampa could be Australia’s spin weapon, along with Ashton Agar (Picture: IDI/Getty Images)

After two games at the 2016 World Twenty20 in India, Australia still does not look assured in the format – even after a blistering innings against South Africa in a three-match warm-up series.

Usman Khawaja’s purple patch continued with 58 in the win against Bangladesh, but Australia’s next highest score was 26 (15 balls) from Glenn Maxwell.

Adam Zampa’s 3/23 was also noteworthy, but there is still an overarching problem: the Aussies haven’t played to the conditions, and need to sort out a few more batting woes. Continue reading Australia still lacks T20 depth and power

Harris the weapon, everyone else playing follow the leader

Ryan Harris (photo: Getty Images)
Ryan Harris (photo: Getty Images)

Preparation is key.  Even more so for Australia’s line-up of pace bowlers as the Ashes series in England draws closer.

Some have already cemented their places with some fine performances over the past six months, Ryan Harris included.  Continue reading Harris the weapon, everyone else playing follow the leader