Australia took inspiration from their World Conflict I memorial web site go to forward of the World Cup 2019.
Australia took inspiration from a World Conflict I memorial web site go to on the Gallipoli in Turkey, forward of their title defence within the World Cup 2019. Impressed by their emotional pilgrimage to a web site the place 11,000 Australian and New Zealand troopers misplaced their lives throughout an Allied army offensive, group vice-captain Pat Cummins mentioned that his facet are able to “punch above their weight” when required within the quadrennial showpiece, which can get underway from Might 30.
“When you hear some of the stories (of Australians fighting at Gallipoli), a lot of them aren’t necessarily best mates, but you know they’ve got each other’s back when the going gets tough,” Cummins was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.
“Just sticking it out, punching above their weight, doing all those things – no doubt there’s going to be times during the World Cup when we’re going to be up against it,” Cummins, who’s a vice-captain alongside Travis Head added.
The journey, deliberate by head coach Justin Langer, gave the Australian squad a psychological enhance forward of the marquee event and Pat Cummins mentioned his facet are excited to begin coaching and play the warm-up video games.
“Now it’s here, we’re just excited to get out there, train, play a couple of warm-up games. It’s only a couple of weeks away so we’re all pumped, it’s all we talk about, the games,” Cummins mentioned.
“We can’t wait to get it started,” he added.
Australia, probably the most profitable group within the World Cup historical past with 5 titles, will likely be vying for a sixth trophy, when the event commences in a few fortnight.