Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

Anam Khalid

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Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

Australian Cricket Team is one of the two teams that participated in the first-ever test match played between the two nations in 1877 against England. They also hold the record of playing the first ever one-day international match against England in the 1970-71 season and first-ever T20 international match against the New Zealand cricket team back in the 2004-05 season. They have the world’s best domestic competition in the form of Sheffield Shield, which by many, is considered to be the most competitive domestic cricket tournament in the world. This tournament provides them with a continuous supply of world-beating players.

Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

Australian Team has dominated the world cricket throughout their existence. They have won the one-day international World Cup 5 times out of a total of 12 yet played.

The summary of their performance in each format is as under

Tests

Matches Played859
Won408
Lost231
Drawn218
Tied2
Win Percentage47.49%

ODIs

Matches Played978
Won594
Lost341
Tied9
No Result34
Win Percentage60.73%

T20Is

Matches Played175
Won93
Lost78
No Result4
Win Percentage53.14%

Australian ODI Playing Eleven

The Australians have a lot of talented and experienced players to choose from playing eleven. They usually select the players depending on the format they are going to play. Currently, they choose their one-day international eleven from the following squad of 15 players.

NamePlaying Role
David WarnerOpening Batter
Mitchell MarshAll-rounder
Marnus LabuschagneMiddle Order Batter
Steve Smith (VC)Middle Order Batter
Travis HeadMiddle Order Batter
Glenn MaxwellAll-rounder
Cameron GreenAll-rounder
Marcus StoinisAll-rounder
Alex Carey (WK)Wicket Keeper Batter
Josh Inglis (WK)Wicket Keeper Batter
Pat Cummins (C)Fast Bowler
Mitchell StarcFast Bowler
Josh HazlewoodFast Bowler
Adam ZampaSpin Bowler
Ashton AgarSpin Bowler

Players Profile

The above-mentioned players are the most likely ones to get selected for bilateral series or one-day international tournaments nowadays. The brief introduction and one-day international statistics of every player are given below.

David Warner

David Warner is a 36 years old left handed opening batsman who made his ODI debut against South Africa at Hobart on 18th January 2009. He provides brisk starts to Australia at the top of the order and puts the bowling sides on the back foot. He has been the standout opener for Australia for more than a decade now.

David Warner, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

The illustrious career of David Warner was derailed by his part in the ball tempering scandal of Newlands 2018. Apart from this low, David Warner has enjoyed a lot of success in his career and now he is approaching the twilight of his career. His ODI statistics are given below

Batting record

Matches Played142
Runs6030
Batting Average45.0
Balls Faced6337
Strike Rate95.15
100s19
50s27
Highest Score179
Sixes92
Fours639

Mitchell Marsh

Mitchell Marsh is a 31-year-old right-handed batting all-rounder. He made his ODI debut against South Africa at Centurion on 19th October 2011. He can play the role of anchor as well as aggressive as per the demand of the situation. He plays as an opener in limited-overs cricket.

Mitchell Marsh, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He is also a right arm Medium pace bowler who can change the complexion of the game on any given day. He has been in and out of the team despite some extraordinary performances due to tough competition in the all-rounder category. His ODI stats are as follows

BATTING RECORD

Matches Played72
Runs2008
Batting Average34.62
Balls Faced2173
Strike Rate92.40
100s1
50s15
Highest Score102*
Sixes58
Fours173

BOWLING RECORD

Wickets Taken54
Runs Conceded1913
Bowling Average35.42
Balls Bowled2111
Economy Rate5.43
Best Bowling Figures5/33

Marnus Labuschagne

Marnus Labuschagne is a 29-years old right-handed middle order batter for Australia. He made his ODI debut against India at Wankhede Stadium on 14 January 2020. He was born in South Africa and moved to Australia with his family. His rise to the international level has been quite remarkable as he replaced injured Steve Smith as a concussion sub in an Ashes test match and cemented his place at no. 3 in both tests and ODIs for Australia.

Marnus Labuschagne, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

Now he forms a formidable middle order along with Steve Smith in the Australian team. His ODI stats are given in the following table.

BATTING RECORD

Matches Played30
Runs847
Batting Average31.47
Balls Faced1018
Strike Rate83.20
100s1
50s6
Highest Score108
Sixes2
Fours52

BOWLING RECORD

Wickets Taken2
Runs Conceded197
Bowling Average98.50
Balls Bowled185
Economy Rate6.38
Best Bowling Figures2/19

Steve Smith (VC)

Steve Smith is a 34 years old right-handed middle order batter for Australia. He is the backbone of the Australian batting unit with his unorthodox batting stance. He made his ODI debut against West Indies in Melbourne on 19th February 2010. He adapts to different formats with minimum fuss. He has captained Australia in all three formats till 2019 and now he is serving as their vice-captain.

Steve Smith, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He helped Australia win their 5th World Cup in 2015 with great batting. He is a handy leg spin bowler as well and quite often troubles the batters with his variations with the ball. His ODI stats are as follows

BATTING RECORD

Matches Played142
Runs4939
Batting Average44.49
Balls Faced5643
Strike Rate87.52
100s12
50s29
Highest Score164
Sixes47
Fours435

BOWLING RECORD

Wickets Taken28
Runs Conceded971
Bowling Average34.67
Balls Bowled1076
Economy Rate5.41
Best Bowling Figures3/16

Travis Head

Travis Head is a 29 years old left-handed middle order batter with an ultra-aggressive batting approach. He made his ODI debut against West Indies at Basseterre on 13 June 2016. He provides that X factor and has the ability to win matches for his team single-handedly.

Travis Head, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He is a part-time bowler as well and bowls right-arm orthodox when required by the team. His ODI statistics are as under

BATTING RECORD

Matches Played54
Runs1912
Batting Average40.68
Balls Faced1975
Strike Rate96.81
100s3
50s14
Highest Score152
Suxes34
Fours205

BOWLING RECORD

Wickets Taken14
Runs Conceded818
Bowling Average58.42
Balls Bowled843
Economy Rate5.82
Best Bowling Figures2/22

Glen Maxwell

Glen Maxwell is a 34-year-old right-handed lower middle order batter. Maxwell made his ODI debut against Afghanistan on 25th August 2012 in Sharjah. His flamboyant nature makes him an ideal lower middle-order batter who can wreak havoc on the opposition with the bat in limited-overs cricket.

Glen Maxwell, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He also bowls right-arm off-spin and is a more than capable bowler to provide breakthroughs at crucial moments to turn the game upside down. His ODI stats are as follows

BATTING RECORD

Matches Played128
Runs3490
Batting Average33.88
Balls Faced2796
Strike Rate124.82
100s2
50s23
Highest Score108
Sixes128
Fours333

BOWLING RECORD

Wickets Taken60
Runs Conceded3014
Bowling Average50.23
Balls Bowled3248
Economy Rate5.56
Best Bowling Figures4/46

Alex Carey

Alex Carey is a 32 years old left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman. He made his international debut against England at Brisbane on 19th January 2018. He is an aggressive batter who likes to take on the bowlers and score quickly. He provides a late surge to the end of the Australian innings.

Alex Carey, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

His glove work behind the wickets is very swift. He takes diving catches and makes quick stampings. His ODI record is as under

BATTING RECORD

Matches Played64
Runs1667
Batting Average35.46
Balls Faced1896
Strike Rate87.92
100s1
50s7
Highest Score106
Sixes14
Fours154

WICKET KEEPING RECORD

Catches Taken87
Stumpings7

Josh Inglis

Josh Inglis is a 28 years old right-handed wicketkeeper batter and severs as backup player for Alex Carey in limited-overs cricket for Australia. He made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka in Colombo on 24 June 2022.

Josh Inglis, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He is now in the Australian team but has a good domestic cricket experience. He is very quick with his glove work behind the stumps and scores freely while batting. His ODI stats are as follows

Batting Record

Matches Played3
Runs41
Batting Average13.66
Balls Faced53
Strike Rate77.35
100s0
50s0
Highest Score26
Sixes1
Fours3

Wicket keeping record

Catches Taken0
Stumpings0

Marcus Stoinis

Marcus Stoinis is a 34 years old right-handed batting all-rounder who usually bats at lower middle order. He made his ODI debut against England at Leeds on 11 September 2015. He is a versatile batter who can bat anywhere in the middle order. He is powerfully built and often takes on the bowlers to score quick runs.

Marcus Stoinis, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He is a medium-pace bowler as well and bowls good lines and lengths to limit the scoring and take wickets. Australia usually uses him as a finisher and he rarely disappoints. His ODI stats are as under

Batting record

Matches Played60
Runs1326
Batting Average28.21
Balls Faced1433
Strike Rate92.53
100s1
50s6
Highest Score146*
Sixes44
Fours113

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken2
Runs Conceded197
Bowling Average98.50
Balls Bowled185
Economy Rate6.38
Best Bowling Figures3/16

Cameron Green

Cameron Green is the newest entrant to Australia’s fast bowling all-rounders pool. He is a 24-year-old right-handed batter and made his ODI debut against India at Canberra on 2nd December 2020. As a batter, he muscles the ball and can clear any boundary quite easily.

Cameron Green, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

From a height of 6 feet 6 inches, he can generate more bounce off the wicket to trouble the batters. In limited-over cricket, he is a complete package and attracts T20 franchises around the world. His ODI stats are as under 

Batting Record

Matches Played15
Runs302
Batting Average50.33
Balls Faced340
Strike Rate88.82
100s0
50s1
Highest Score89*
Sixes8
Fours22

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken11
Runs Conceded377
Bowling Average34.27
Balls Bowled450
Economy Rate5.02
Best Bowling Figures5/33

Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins is the current Australian captain who leads them in Tests and ODIs. He is a 30-year-old right-arm fast bowler and is one of the best in the world at it. He made his ODI debut against South Africa at Centurion on 19th October 2011. He leads the team from the front and never backs down from a challenge. He swings the ball both ways and doesn’t give batters width to free their arms.

Pat Cummins, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

As a lower-order batter, he packs a punch and can score some quick runs to finish the innings. His ODI stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played75
Runs Scored324
Batting Average10.12
Balls Faced438
Strike Rate73.97
100s0
50s0
Highest Score36
Sixes5
Fours23

Bowling record

Wickets Taken124
Runs Conceded3424
Bowling Average27.61
Balls Bowled3938
Economy Rate5.21
Best Bowling Figures5/70

Mitchell Starc

Perhaps the most fearsome fast bowler of the modern era, Mitchell Starc is a 33 years old left-hand fast bowler who swings the new bowl and reverses the old one at high speeds. He made his ODI debut against India at Visakhapatnam on 20 October 2010. He charges at the batters and can demolish the batting lineups on his day.

Mitchell Starc, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

As a lower-order batter, he is more than capable of clearing the fence quite comfortably. He is a hard hitter who can do the damage in the death overs of an innings. His ODI stats are given below

Batting Record

Matches Played110
Runs Scored483
Batting Average12.38
Balls Faced566
Strike Rate85.33
100s0
50s1
Highest Score52*
Sixes13
Fours35

Bowling record

Wickets Taken219
Runs Conceded4839
Bowling Average22.09
Balls Bowled5676
Economy Rate5.11
Best Bowling Figures6/28

Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood is a 32-year-old right-arm fast-medium bowler. He made his one-day international debut against England at Southampton on 22 June 2010. He is 1.96m tall and his success as a bowler comes from pinpoint accuracy in line and length. He moves the ball both ways and troubles the batter.

Josh Hazlewood, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He is a left-handed tail-end batter. He represents Australia in all three formats and takes key wickets with the new as well as old ball. His ODI statistics are as under

batting record

Matches Played69
Runs Scored81
Batting Average20.25
Balls Faced104
Strike Rate77.88
100s0
50s0
Highest Score23*
Sixes1
Fours8

bowling record

Wickets Taken108
Runs Conceded2766
Bowling Average25.61
Balls Bowled3626
Economy Rate4.57
Best Bowling Figures6/52

Adam Zampa

Adam Zampa is a 31-years old right-arm leg spin bowler who is known to be very competitive. He made his ODI debut against New Zealand at Wellington on 6th February 2016. He is Australia’s first-choice spinner for limited-overs cricket. He is very economical as well and doesn’t give loose balls to batters. He bowls googlies and flippers as well.

Adam Zampa, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He is right-handed tail end batter who is capable of scoring some crucial runs down the order. His ODI record is given as under

Batting record

Matches Played79
Runs Scored216
Batting Average9.39
Balls Faced349
Strike Rate61.89
100s0
50s0
Highest Score36
Sixes1
Fours18

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken131
Runs Conceded3729
Bowling Average28.46
Balls Bowled4122
Economy Rate5.42
Best Bowling Figures5/35

Ashton Agar

Ashton Agar is a 29 years old slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He made his one-day international debut against England at Manchester on 8th September 2015. He has played all three formats for Australia. Now he is often part of limited-overs team. His bowling variations are good and he provides wickets at a good economy rate.

Ashton Agar, Australian Cricket Team Playing Eleven

He is a useful left-arm lower middle-order batter and holds the record for the highest individual score by a no. 11 batter in the test which is 98. His ODI statistics are as under

Batting record

Matches Played21
Runs Scored274
Batting Average21.07
Balls Faced319
Strike Rate85.89
100s0
50s0
Highest Score46
Sixes3
Fours25

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken20
Runs Conceded918
Bowling Average45.90
Balls Bowled1044
Economy Rate5.27
Best Bowling Figures2/31

How many ODIs did Australia win?

Australia has won 594 ODI matches.

Who is the highest run scorer for Australia in ODIs?

Ricky Ponting is the highest run scorer for Australia in ODIs. He scored 13704 runs.

How many ODI World Cups has Australia won?

Australia has won 5 ODI World Cups.

Who is the current best all rounder of Australian Cricket team?

Mitchell Marsh is the current best all rounder of team Australia.

Who is the coach of cricket team of Australia?

Andrew McDonald is the coach of cricket team of Australia.

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