Former Australian participant Brad Hogg believes there may be much more for the Australian cricket workforce to do earlier than the following T20 World Cup.

Australia emerged the champions of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 after defeating trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand by eight wickets on Sunday in Dubai.

Australia with their maiden T20 World Cup. Image-Twitter

Australia’s duo of David Warner (53) and Mitchell Marsh (77*) paved the best way for the workforce’s chase of 173 with their impetus partnership of 92 runs earlier than the previous departed within the thirteenth over.

Glenn Maxwell hit 28 runs off 18 balls to complete the sport together with Marsh within the remaining a part of the sport.

Although Australia received the title however Hogg is of the opinion that there are numerous issues the workforce wants to repair to defend their title at residence subsequent 12 months.

Need extra aggressive batsmen: Brad Hogg 

Hogg talked in regards to the locations of captain Aaron Finch and classy batsman Steven Smith within the Australian T20I workforce.

“Lot of things for Australia to resolve by the time the next T20 World Cup comes around. Need more aggressive batsmen. Hopefully Finch finds his form, his place in the team is under the radar,” Hogg stated on his YouTube channel.

Steve Smith and Aaron Finch
Steve Smith and Aaron Finch (Image Credit: Twitter)

“Apart from aggression at the top by one of the openers, No.4 is also an area of concern. Have to assess whether Steve Smith is a good for T20 or not. That’s where Josh Inglis might come in,” he added.

Australia nonetheless have quite a bit to work: Brad Hogg

Brad Hogg
Brad Hogg. Image-Twitter

Hogg cited the examples of India and England cricket groups to be superior in all codecs constructing their bench strengths. The former left-arm wrist spinner feels the identical must be carried out in his nation as effectively.

“The last 5-8 years, it has not exactly gone to plan, we have rested on the laurels a bit. A few nations have caught up with us, Australia still have a lot to work to do. India have set the bar when it comes to playing in ODI, Tests and even T20s. They were unlucky in this particular tournament,” Hogg stated.

With the T20 World Cup, Australia have now eight ICC titles of their cupboard with 5 50-over World Cups and two Champions trophies.

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