Cricket Australia (CA) have revealed the list of men’s and women’s national cricketers who have featured in the central contract players list for upcoming season 2020-21. As per CA release, 20 men’s and 15 women’s cricketers have been allotted contracts based on their performances in the last season.
The list of players is prepared by keeping the fact in mind that which players will represent and play for national team in the upcoming year.
“There is a lot of cricket on the horizon across all three forms of the game including an ICC T20 World Cup, home Test summer against India, One-Day matches and a tour of South Africa. For that reason, it’s important to find a strong balance and a list which covers all forms of the game,” Australia men’s national team selector Trevor Hohns said as quoted by CA.
Men’s & Women’s Contracted Players List 2020-21
|S. NO.||Men’s Cricketers||Women’s Cricketers|
|1||Aaron Finch||Nicola Carey|
|2||Alex Carey||Meg Lanning|
|3||Ashton Agar||Ashleigh Gardner|
|4||Adam Zampa||Beth Mooney|
|5||Steve Smith||Jess Jonassen|
|6||Marnus Labuschagne||Annabel Sutherland|
|7||Josh Hazlewood||Tahlia McGrath|
|8||Mitchell Starc||Delissa Kimmince|
|9||Mitchell Marsh||Georgia Wareham|
|10||David Warner||Megan Schutt|
|11||Joe Burns||Sophie Molineux|
|12||Glenn Maxwell||Ellyse Perry|
|13||Travis Head||Alyssa Healy|
|14||Tim Paine||Rachael Haynes|
|15||Kane Richardson||Tayla Vlaeminck|
Usman Khawaja is the notable miss in the men’s list for Australian contract meanwhile Mitchell Marsh and Matthew Wade are included. However cricket is not resumed yet and all tours and events are suspended amid coronavirus pandemic. You can follow cricket betting sites once covid-19 ends.
Though players who are not part of 20-men’s squad and 15-women’s roster, can get in the list by attaining 12 upgrade points which will be given on the basis of performance in matches test (5 points), ODI (2 points) and T20I (1 point).