A player that strikes fear into the hearts of the bowlers once he comes into to bat. Aaron Finch is known for mostly for taking the ariel route and his devastating knocks. Hailing from Colac, Victoria, Finch is an explosive batsman who has made a mark all over the world. Finch made an instant impact in 2009 for his hard knocks in the T20 Big Bash League. His knocks saw him earn a T20 spot in the Australia squad in 2011, followed by an ODI call up in Jan 2011, and finally got the baggy green in October 2018. Since Steve Smith and David Warner were banned in 2018 following their involvement in the ball tampering controversy in South Africa, Finch was made captain for the limited overs. Overall, Finch has played for almost every franchise in the Indian Premier League. He also led Melbourne Renegades to the finals of the T20 BBL.read more
Australia will play South Africa in the 'Super 12' opening game on October 23 and would hope to overcome the jinx that has plagued them all these years.
Finch reiterated that a struggling David Warner, who was dropped from Sunrisers Hyderabad playing team during the fag end of the Indian Premier League in the UAE, would be ready for the T20 World Cup.
Finch backed Warner to be his opening partner at the T20 World Cup to be played in Oman and UAE from October 17, despite Warner being dropped by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL this year.
While Smith is recovering from an elbow injury, Finch, the Australian limited-overs captain, who is currently recovering from a knee surgery
Finch will return to Australia from the West Indies to complete 14 days quarantine and is then likely to undergo surgery.
Wicketkeeper Alex Carey will captain Australia in place of the injured Aaron Finch in the first of three one-day internationals against West Indies.
Finch aggravated his right-knee problem while fielding in the final T20I against West Indies on July 16.
Finch had been managing an issue with his right knee till he twisted it while fielding in the final T20I against West Indies.
Finch said Langer could have done better had life in different bio-bubbles been managed well.
Finch's statement came after Indian players were allowed to take their families along with them for the ongoing tour of England.
Finch said the absentees are in genuine danger of missing out on the showpiece event in October-November as others stake their claims.
Australia's Aaron Finch questioned the three reviews-per-side rule in the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand.
The country's seven top cricketers have pulled out from the upcoming West Indies series for varied reasons and also said that they won't be visiting Bangladesh if that tour is confirmed.
With Finch’s impetus, Australia made 156-6 batting first before New Zealand foundered on a slow pitch, bowled out for 106 in 18.5 overs.
Finch, who was unsold in this year's IPL auction, single-handedly steered Australia to a challenging total at the Westpac Stadium.
Finch suggested Cricket Australia must consider a way out to manage multi-format players in the current circumstances.
Finch, who was part of the last home Test series between the two teams, said the Indian skipper looks much calmer the way he goes about his job now.
Australia head coach Justin Langer was also unhappy with Chahal stepping in the middle as a concussion substitute.
The 1-2 ODI series loss reaffirmed that India have a lot of work to do in the 50-over format but they possess a much more balanced squad in the shortest format.
Exactly 2000 runs were scored in the span of a week and it's safe to say that the Aussie batsmen made Indian bowlers look hapless.