News – April 9 is expected to be one of Australia’s toughest selection meetings in recent memory but coach Justin Langer feels the 15-man World Cup squad is now starting to become obvious.

Summary

  • April 9 is expected to be one of Australia’s toughest selection meetings in recent memory but coach Justin Langer feels the 15-man World Cup squad is now starting to become obvious.
  • Langer’s team have struck form in their run to the World Cup, backing up a landmark 3-2 ODI series win in India with a 5-0 thumping of Pakistan.
  • Langer suggested the World Cup squad is “becoming more obvious by the day” to him and selectors.
  • Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has declared Australia will be a threat at the World Cup, having watched them steamroll his team 5-0 in an ODI series.
  • Pat Cummins was wrapped in cotton wool for four of five games against Pakistan, while Steve Smith, David Warner, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood all remain confident about their chances of taking part in Australia’s World Cup defence.


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