Cricket: New detail in Australia’s World Cup uniform

Australian players will wear a uniform inspired by cricket’s bond with First Nations peoples and culture when they defend their T20 World Cup title at home next month.

The new kit, the first Australian uniform to feature a First Nations design at a Cricket World Cup, also incorporates the colors of the Aboriginal flag and the Torres Strait Islands flag.

“We are very proud to wear a First Nations themed kit for the upcoming T20 World Cup and also to be the first cricket team to do so in a global event,” said Australian fast pitcher Mitchell. stiff.

“First Team XI is an important part of cricket history and we are honored that through this kit we will share their history and celebrate the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures on the world stage. “

The new kit is designed by Kirrae Whurrong, Aunt Fiona Clarke, in collaboration with Butchulla and Gubbi Gubbi, Courtney Hagen.

Australia begin their World Cup defense against New Zealand at the SCG on 22 October.

Captain Aaron Finch was backed up as a skipper despite retiring from cricket a day after a horror run.

“The tournament is definitely starting, there is no question about that,” Australian legend Adam Gilchrist said Tuesday.

“And I guess they will run it from there. If he and the recruiters feel this proves to be an obstacle or problem for the team in the tournament, I’m sure they’ll just watch.

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