T20 World cup 2022: Former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim feels Australia are strong contenders to win the trophy in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, starting next month at their home ground. Australia will enter the eighth season of the T20 World Cup starting October 16 as defending champions after winning their maiden title in 2021 by defeating New Zealand in the final played in Dubai.
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With the final scheduled for the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 13 November, the Aaron Finch-led side has the support of several members, including Karim, to defend their title. Karim was quoted by Sports 18’s show Sports Over the Top as saying, ‘I think they are a team with a strong side. There are many players in the team who contribute to the best batting, bowling and fielding.
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Leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson has been replaced by finisher Tim David from the team that won the 2021 T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. Australian pitches do not require much spin bowling options. Karim further said, ‘In a big field you need some power hitters, so they keep players from these formats in the side, where they have Tim David and Glenn Maxwell.’