Sydney Thunder’s David Warner and Pat Cummins named in Australian Men’s T20 Squad

Sydney Thunder’s stars David Warner and Pat Cummins will be part of the Australian Men’s squad taking on New Zealand away in the Qantas T20 Tour. 

The three-match series begins February 21 at Sky Stadium, Wellington. Followed by the final two at Eden Park, Auckland.  

Warner will be part of the upcoming T20 series against the West Indies, while Cummins was rested from that series as part of workload management.  


Mitchell Marsh (Perth Scorchers/Fremantle Cricket Club) (c) 

Pat Cummins (Sydney Thunder/Penrith Cricket Club) 

Tim David (Hobart Hurricanes/Claremont-Nedlands Cricket Club)  

Nathan Ellis (Hobart Hurricanes/ Lindisfarne Cricket Club)  

Josh Hazlewood (NSW/St George Cricket Club) 

Travis Head (Adelaide Strikers/Tea Tree Gully Cricket Club)  

Josh Inglis (Perth Scorchers/Joondalup Cricket Club)   

Glenn Maxwell (Melbourne Stars/Fitzroy Doncaster Cricket Club) 

Matt Short (Adelaide Strikers/Northcote Cricket Club) 

Steve Smith (Sydney Sixers/Sutherland Cricket Club) 

Mitchell Starc (Sydney Sixers/Manly Warringah Cricket Club) 

Marcus Stoinis (Melbourne Stars/Subiaco Floreat Cricket Club)   

Matthew Wade (Hobart Hurricanes/Clarence Cricket Club) 

David Warner (Sydney Thunder/Randwick Petersham Cricket Club)   

Adam Zampa (Melbourne Renegades/Sutherland Cricket Club)  

NSP Chair of Selectors George Bailey said: “Travis, Pat, Mitchell and Steve rejoin the squad following the series against the West Indies with Jason Behrendorff and Sean Abbott amongst the standby players from those playing the upcoming T20s.  

“The next six games will provide us the opportunity to start shaping what we think our World Cup squad will look like and potential roles within that. 

“We will also fully utilise the opportunity to monitor and watch the performances of the Australian players in the IPL immediately preceding the World Cup.” 

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