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Australian Cricket Team Profile
Australia is a strong team in the world of cricket. Some of the world’s strongest players come from Australia. The Australian cricket team strongly believes in strengthening and protecting the spirit of Cricket.

Australia’s cricket team has belief in the concept that cricket as a sport can only have appeal to fans and participants when the values of the game are firmly established at both the local and the international levels.


This includes telling each player about the codes and policies that enforce these values and helping to promote the positive aspects of cricket.

History

The Australian Cricket Team, along with the English Cricket Team is the oldest Cricket Team in the world. Having played their first match in 1877, the Australian Cricket Team has so far played 682 Tests and 625 ODIs.

Performance

The Australian Cricket Team has been a formidable side from a long time. Always one of the better sides in world cricket, the Australians have performed exceptionally well over the years. The current World Champions, Australia has won the World Cup thrice and is on the verge of a hat trick, having won the championship in 1999 and 2003. They had previously won it in 1987. They are currently rated number one in all the cricket ratings in the world, official and unofficial, in both forms of the game.
Players

One of the major strengths of the Australian Cricket Team is that the players who represent the team are perhaps some of the finest in the world. With Ricky Ponting, a brilliant batsman himself, leading the side, is it of little surprise that they perform son well. Other world class batsman like Mathew Hayden, Michael Clark and Adam Gilchrist form the backbone of the team, while Brett Lee, Glen McGrath and Shane Warne demolish the opposition with their accurate bowling. In the recent years the team has done particularly well under coach John Buchanan.

Thus it can be seen that the Australian Cricket Team is a very strong side and stands a very good chance to win the 2007 Cricket World Cup. The team is known for its professionalism, dedication and a complete commitment to hard work. With all this and a pool of talented players, the team can only be expected to perform better in the years to come. Cricketscorelive.com brings to you the Australian Cricket Team Profile and other Cricket Team Profiles.

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