Australia will not use Indian conditions as an excuse if they fail to win the World T20 in the subcontinent next year, said opening batsman David Warner. Australia has never won the tournament despite being a power in the tests and one-day game, but hope to break the drought of March and April next year reuters. Australia have traditionally struggled in the subcontinent, in tones bone dry vulnerability have appeared many of their batsmen against spin bowling quality.
No excuses for not winning World T20 in India, David Warner
“I think it goes to India, there is no excuse for the conditions,” Warner told reporters in Cardiff. “All the players have played there before (and) played IPL (Indian Premier League) there. Whichever team is selected, it will be right for those conditions team and I really think this could be one of the best chances of winning Twenty20 World Cup.
“We’ve probably played more (in India) we have at home, in the Twenty20 format.” Australia plays England in a game once in Cardiff on Monday with Steven Smith taking the reins in the absence of the regular pattern of injured Aaron Finch. Compared with excess ODI matches – world champions Australia play five against England in the coming weeks – T20 matches are rare in the international calendar, giving teams limited possibilities to experience before the showpiece event next year. “It’s very difficult for us to go in a group and go ‘Here, play this tournament.” This is great, “said Warner of the game Cardiff.
“We must work on what chemical is in the format itself.” Australia underlined his intention to fly in legspinner Cameron Boyce for the party alone. All other team members are on the team T20 a day.
Captain Smith supported the 26-year-old from Queensland to start running. “As legspinner you really have to read the hitters pretty well. I think he does that,” he said. “I think he knows when someone is going to give it up and try to hit him for six and when they will sit. “I think that fits the length and pace pretty well, so I’m excited to see what bowl here. “It will be very harsh conditions to keep in mind probably a good wicket and short straights so borders will have to adapt.”