From 1987 World Cup win to maiden T20 World Cup triumph in 2021, a look at Australia's eight ICC titles
Australia won their sixth world title in men's cricket after beating New Zealand by eight wickets in the 2021 T20 World Cup final in Dubai on Sunday.
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T20 World Cup 2021: From getting thumped by England to overpowering Kiwis in final, how Australia won maiden title
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Wade (41*) and Stoinis (40*) forged an unbroken 81-run stand for the sixth wicket to guide Australia to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the second semi-final.
Australia's James Pattinson announces retirement from international cricket; to continue playing for Victoria
Pattinson had recently suffered a knee injury during an intra-squad Victorian trial game.
Highlights, India vs Australia, T20 World Cup 2021 Warm-up Match, Full Cricket Score: India win by 8 wickets
India vs Australia, T20 World Cup warm-up match, Live Updates: Surykumar works a slower ball from Kane Richardson towards fine leg for a boundary with some deft wrist work, getting India closer to the target, before Hardik Pandya finishes off in style with a maximum straight down the ground three balls later! India hammer Australia by eight wickets with 13 balls to spare to make it two wins from as many practice games before their tournament opener against Pakistan this Sunday!
The tournament started in Oman on Sunday with the first round matches. Prior to the showpiece, Australia suffered five series defeats to England, India, New Zealand, West Indies and Bangladesh.
Following a breakthrough in talks with Cricket Australia, the England and Wales Cricket Board on Friday said they had given "conditional approval" for the tour to go ahead.
Australia came to the 2007 World T20 as the favourites, their stature enhanced not just by the fact that they were World No 1 and the reigning world champs, but also because of a squad that was loaded with veritable heavyweights of the sport. But they lost their opener to underdogs Zimbabwe.
The 36-year-old revealed on Monday that he had been suffering pain in his neck and left arm due to a bulging disc which hampered his ability to train at full intensity.
Another notable absentee from the 18-member squad is Belinda Vakarewa, who is also skipping the series due to personal reasons.
Smith is a crucial cog in Australia's drive to retain the urn after their gripping 2019 series in England, where he was the standout performer on his return from a ban for ball-tampering.
Australia set to host Afghanistan for one-off Test before Ashes as CA announce 2021-22 home schedule
The Australians will start their Ashes defence at the Gabba in Brisbane from 8-12 December and, after a three-day break, continue with a day-night Test in Adelaide.
Chappell's views are in contrast to Paine, who recently said he will have no qualms about former skipper Smith returning to the job whenever he chooses to retire.
Australian trio were treated 'despicably' by CA during 2018 ball-tampering investigation, says David Warner's manager
Erskine said they did not deserve the punishment— one-year ban for Smith and Warner and nine-month suspension for Bancroftt— for their role in the scandal during the Cape Town Test against South Africa.
Steve Smith, David Warner and other big names included in Australia's squad for limited-overs tour to West Indies
Marnus Labuschagne however, misses out due to "logistical complexities" of joining the squad from the UK, which would necessitate him to undergo two weeks of quarantine.
Virat Kohli's men are closely followed by their World Test Championship final opponents, New Zealand, with a rating of 120. The Kiwis have garnered 2166 points from 18 Tests.
Bailey - the only selector on tour in New Zealand - attributed Finch's poor form at the Big Bash, where he averaged just 13.8, to five months spent playing cricket in biosecurity bubbles.
Mohammed Siraj is the find of the series and he was the most impressive of all. He had suffered a lot before shining the brightest.
India vs Australia: Adam Gilchrist expecting David Warner to play Sydney Test but unsure about Will Pucovski debut
Pucovski was primed to open in the first Test but the 22-year-old suffered a concussion after being hit on the head during the day-night practice match.