New Delhi, June 27 – Australia captain Pat Cummins is happy to tackle hosts India, of their opening match of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup in Chennai on October 8, saying his group is pumped and can be prepared to present their all to attain success.
The marquee match can be held from October 5 to November 19. Ten groups characteristic in what would be the greatest Cricket World Cup ever, throughout 10 venues, with the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad internet hosting the match opener and remaining.
Australia are probably the most profitable group within the World Cup, having gained the final of their 5 titles in 2015.
The five-time World Champions will depend on their wealth of expertise as they seek for a sixth title in opposition to two-time winners India, who can be a difficult adversary at dwelling.
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“Everybody within the cricketing world attracts their consideration and concentrate on a World Cup, so we are able to’t wait to be in the course of it. The Aussie group has had some success over current years in ODI and T20 cricket, so we’ll be pumped to be there,” Cummins was quoted by the ICC web site.
Cummins additional mentioned dealing with India on their dwelling turf in a World Cup match poses a considerable take a look at because the Males In Blue stand among the many elite groups on the earth.
“You understand there’s going to be huge crowds, however no greater than enjoying India at dwelling in a World Cup sport, in order that’s going to be thrilling for us. It is going to be an enormous problem, they’re a top-class group, however if you wish to win a World Cup, you’re going to need to be higher than everybody else, so why not tackle India straight up?
“Successful a World Cup is large. Fortunately sufficient a couple of of us have gained an ODI World Cup and a T20 World Cup, so there’s a number of confidence within the group and quite a lot of expertise as nicely. These are the type of tournaments that on the finish of your profession, you look again on, so we’ll be there, pumped, and giving it every little thing.
“It’s a little bit of a distinct group, all of us get on very well, so we’re excited. We’ll have quite a lot of enjoyable after we recover from there and we are able to’t wait to get there,” he mentioned.
The match retains the round-robin format of final time with all groups enjoying in opposition to one another for a complete of 45 league matches.
The highest 4 groups will qualify for the semi-finals to be performed in Mumbai on 15 November and in Kolkata on 16 November. The semi-finals and the ultimate can have reserve days.