Hogg said the Australian academy was the biggest contributing factor to their World Cup success and he wants to see a shift to bring out talents like India and England have done in the recent past.
The five-time world champions were far from favorites to win the recently concluded T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, but managed to peak at just the right moment.
Speaking on his YouTube channel, Hogg said:
“In the last 5-8 years it hasn’t exactly gone according to plan, we’ve rested a bit on our laurels. Some nations have caught up with us, Australia still has a lot to work on. India has set the bar when it comes to playing in ODI, Test and even T20. They were unlucky in this particular tournament.
“The academy was the main reason for Australia’s success, you can see it with England and India did the same with their academy with Rahul Dravid. Pant, Gill, Shaw are coming out.”
Australia made it to the World Cup in the wake of four consecutive defeats in T20Is. They will defend their title at home next year.
Many things for Australia to solve: Hogg
Hogg enlisted the aggression at the top, Finch’s form, Steve Smith’s future in the T20s and the consequent No. 4 puzzles as major areas for improvement for Australia.
Aaron Finch and Steve Smith fought throughout the tournament and, as a result, risk losing their place in the 11th game. Hogg added:
“A lot of things for Australia to solve by the next T20 World Cup. More aggressive hitters are needed. Hopefully as long as he finds his form, his place on the team is under the radar.
“In addition to the aggression above by one of the forerunners, number 4 is also an area of concern. I have to assess whether Steve Smith is good for T20 or not. This is where Josh Inglis might come in.”
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Australia won their first T20 World Cup on Sunday after being defeated on several occasions in the past. They went closer in 2010 but lost to historical rivals England in the final.