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T20 World Cup 2021, Michael Clarke baffled by Australia dropping Mitchell Marsh, cricket news

T20 World Cup 2021, Michael Clarke baffled by Australia dropping Mitchell Marsh, cricket news
Aaron Finch and his teammates arrived back home on Tuesday morning with a T20 World Cup trophy tucked in their suitcase, but former Australian Test captain Michael Clarke remains baffled by one glaring “mistake” during their campaign in the United Arab Emirates.

Australia pulled off a T20 World Cup win few thought was possible for the side, but one call nearly derailed the entire effort.Aaron Finch and his teammates arrived back home on Tuesday morning with a T20 World Cup trophy tucked in their suitcase, but former Australian Test captain Michael Clarke remains baffled by one glaring “mistake” during their campaign in the United Arab Emirates.He was named Player of the Final for his classy 77 not out in the run chase against New Zealand, guiding Australia towards its maiden T20 World Cup title.Photo by Matt King/Getty Images for 2022 T20 World Cup It’s therefore puzzling that Marsh was axed from the national side for its most important match of the Super 12 stage.

“When we first got to the UAE, we were still unsure what our style of play was,” Clarke told reporters at the SCG on Tuesday morning, speaking at an event promoting next year’s T20 World Cup in Australia.But following his T20 World Cup heroics, some cricket pundits are calling for the 30-year-old to be given another crack at representing Australia in the game’s longest format.

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