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The Australian cricket team, who will be captained by Mitchell Marsh at the T20 World Cup 2024, will kickstart their campaign on June 6 (IST) when they take on Oman at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown in Barbados. However, ahead of their T20 World Cup 2024 opener, some of the players had a delayed arrival in Caribbean Islands.

The members of the side, including Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Glenn Maxwell, faced several hiccups, including flight delays apart from their initial setbacks. The Test and ODI skipper, Pat Cummins experienced major setback with inconvenience of missing luggage while Starc and Glenn Maxwell faced several flight delays on their way to Barbados. 

C ummins wife, Becky Cummins took to Instagram story to share a picture of the Aussie skipper along with their child where she also wrote, “3 flights, 1 cancellation, 50 hours later, And all our luggage lost….”. However, it is being further reported that the star all-rounder recovered it in time. 

Furthermore, it is reported that Starc and Maxwell did encounter flight delays, resulting in overnight stays in Los Angeles and Miami. Additionally, all-rounder Marcus Stoinis had also faced issues when his cricket kit did not arrive in Trinidad for the warm-up match earlier.  

Australia are placed in Group B in the T20 World Cup 2024, alongside reigning champions England, Namibia, Scotland and Oman. While they will take on Oman in their opener on June 6 (IST) in Barbados, they will then play England in the much-awaited clash at the Kensington Oval on June 8, Saturday at 10:30 pm IST.