Australia wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade is reportedly set to play the captain’s role in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2022, starting October 16. Let us tell you that Cricket Australia (CA) did not award Matthew Wade a central contract earlier this year, although he will be entitled to get around $350,000 after playing 12 T20I matches.
Meanwhile, a report in the Sydney Morning Herald claimed that if current captain Aaron Finch gets injured, or his form declines further, Matthew Wade will be Australia’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022. Cricket Australia (CA) can be the first choice to captain.
Matthew Wade can get Australia’s captaincy despite not having central contract
The veteran wicketkeeper-batsman is reportedly being touted as the backup captain, while David Warner’s name is cropping up to captain the ODI side. Wade was first selected to lead the Australia cricket team in the year 2020, when Aaron Finch missed a T20I match against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground, but he reportedly missed that opportunity due to his poor disciplinary record. had missed.
However, there are now reports that Matthew Wade will be a major contender for the captaincy of Australia’s limited overs team if Cricket Australia (CA) decides to replace Aaron Finch after the T20 World Cup 2022 to be held in October-November. searches. If Finch is not available for some reason, then Wade could be given the chance to captain Australia, and this opportunity could also be given in the T20 World Cup 2022.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald report, the Director of Cricket Australia (CA) will consider the candidates for captaincy of the limited overs team after the T20 World Cup 2022 at their next meeting in October next month.