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Jason Behrendorff, Australia bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Pacer strengthens bench with impressive new-ball skills
With Mitchell Starc already in Australia's World Cup 2019 setup, one doubts how many matches Jason Behrendorff will play.
Jhye Richardson, Australia bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: With pace and ability to swing both ways, Richardson to partner Starc with new ball
Jhye Richardson is still raw in international cricket, but on the evidence of his 12 matches, it is clear that he has all the credentials to have a significant impact at the World Cup.
Nathan Lyon, Australia bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Lyon's economical bowling should assist Zampa well at showpiece event
Lyon is regarded as one of finest slow bowlers in Test cricket for a while now, but the onus is still on him to prove himself in the 50-over format. Lyon's figures are quite modest, he has taken 26 wickets in 25 matches with a strike-rate of 54.6 and just one four-wicket haul.
Adam Zampa, Australia leg-spinner, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: With his accuracy and subtle variations, Zampa's wrist spin could prove vital
In the wrist spin era, Adam Zampa is the best leg-spinner in Australia and if he needs to make a mark on the World Cup, he needs to continue to take wickets during the middle stages.
Nathan Coulter-Nile, Australia bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Coulter-Nile’s variety makes him go-to pacer at mega event
Coulter-Nile made his debut in 2013 as a multi-skilled bowler that could clear pickets with the willow. Solidly built, Coulter-Nile's career has been plagued by injuries and in six years, he has only managed to represent Australia in 27 matches.
Pat Cummins, Australia bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Adaptability makes Cummins a key bowler for Aaron Finch and Co
Cummins debuted in 50-over cricket in 2011 but only played in seven matches in the next four years. But all the rehab had toughened up his body and he was able to play a role in the 2015 World Cup triumph.
Mitchell Starc, Australia bowler, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Left-arm pacer expected to repeat heroics of 2015 in mega event
Australia is likely to use him in short bursts and will rely on him heavily to provide the breakthroughs with the new ball. If Starc can replicate his 2015 World Cup then Australia will be a tough team to beat.
Alex Carey, Australia wicket-keeper, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: With only specialist stumper in squad, huge responsibility lies on Carey
Carey debuted for Australia in 2018 and since played in 19 ODIs scoring 429 runs at 30.64. He is still raw at the international level, but every time he has taken the field, he has looked extremely composed.
Glenn Maxwell, Australia all-rounder, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Maxwell's X-factor could be decisive factor for Australia
Maxwell nicknamed the ‘Big Show' by his fellow peers can hit the ball 360 degrees and can demoralise the opposition bowlers with his unconventional and authentic batting.
Marcus Stoinis, Australia all-rounder, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Stoinis' all-round skills key to Australia's chances in quadrennial event
Nicknamed the ‘The Hulk' due to his bulging muscles, Stoinis has been a vital cog in the Australia limited overs setup for two years.
Shaun Marsh, Australia batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Marsh seeks consistency at mega event for the green and gold
The big question for Australia is which Shaun Marsh will turn up at the World Cup – The batsman that will lighten the World Cup with his glorious stroke-play or the batsman that will be crucified for his inconsistencies.
Steve Smith, Australia batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Australia will want Smith to find his majestic touch for title defence
Australian selectors have put enormous faith in Smith by not only selecting him but also omitting his readymade back-up in Peter Handscomb from the 15-man squad.
Usman Khawaja, Australia batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Khawaja looks to carry sensational form into global event
Usman Khawaja wasn't even in the frame to travel to England for the grand event, but the suspensions imposed on David Warner and Steve Smith along with a new coach presented him a new lifeline
David Warner, Australia batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: 'Matraville mauler' eyes fresh start at marquee event
A lot of Australia's revival in the past three months has been based around a strong opening partnership. Warner readmission with Finch at the top will only add further stability.
Aaron Finch, Australia batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: In-form Finch yearns to lead Australia to unprecedented sixth title
A member of Australia's World Cup winning squad in 2015, Finch has played over 100 matches and knows what it takes to win the World Cup, but can he take Australia to an unprecedented six title as a captain?
Pakistan vs Australia: Mitchell Starc ready to play as sole pacer should visitors opt for three-pronged spin attack
Mitchell Starc went wicketless in his first test in the region but has been Australia's most successful bowler in South Asia since 2013.
Pakistan vs Australia: Ricky Ponting, Darren Lehmann baffled by Glenn Maxwell's omission in Test squad for tour
Selectors named five uncapped players ahead of Glenn Maxwell for the two-Test tour, despite the Victorian being one of the fastest scorers in world cricket.
India vs England: Virat Kohli believes team can compete in challenging Australian conditions despite 4-1 series defeat
But despite the comprehensive nature of the series defeat, Kohli took positives from the tour as he looked forward to Australia, where India have never won a Test series.
Australia coach Justin Langer to have more say in selection process following Mark Waugh's resignation
Langer will chair the Twenty20 panel, while Hohns will head the Test and one-day process in consultation with Langer and Chappell.
England vs Australia: How IPL stint powered Jos Buttler’s transformation in 5-0 demolition of visitors
Jos Buttler pulled off the unlikeliest of escapes just as Australia thought they had avoided an embarrassing whitewash at the hands of their oldest rivals.