featurecricket3 days ago

Aaron Finch - unsung hero of the 2019 Aussie revival

Australia’s turnaround in 2019 post the darkest phase in their cricketing history has been meritorious, and there has been one man at the helm of it, whose contribution has gone under the radar. It’s not Tim Paine, nor is it Justin Langer, but it’s their very own limited-overs skipper, Aaron Finch.
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newscricket6 days ago

AUS vs PAK | Good scheduling has allowed Australia to focus on T20, feels Justin Langer

Head coach Justin Langer has admitted that it was the schedule put up with a specific focus on T20s that has helped the Aussies regain their mojo in the shortest format of the game. A dominant 10-wicket victory over Pakistan on Friday ensured that Australia will finish the year unbeaten in T20Is.
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newscricket9 days ago

The Hundred | Darren Lehmann appoints Aaron Finch as captain of Northern Superchargers

Australian T20 and ODI captain Aaron Finch has been named as the captain of Northern Superchargers by coach Darren Lehmann. The right-handed explosive opener was the first pick of Lehmann from the draft of The Hundred and the experience of already having worked with him will help the team a lot.
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newscricket10 days ago

AUS vs PAK | Nice to be there till end and guide Australia to victory, states Steve Smith

Man of the match in the 2nd T20I vs Pakistan, Steve Smith- who scored an unbeaten 80 off 51 to negate the impact of Babar Azam and Ifthikar Ahmed- says that he was happy to be there till the end and guide Australia to victory. Australia chased down the target of 151 runs with nine balls to spare.
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newscricket12 days ago

VIDEO | Mohammad Irfan gets smashed to smithereens by Aaron Finch on international comeback

Prior to the start of the T20Is, all the talk was about a certain Mohammad Irfan who was making his much-awaited international comeback after three years. However, Aussie skipper Aaron Finch busted every myth surrounding the left-armer, ruining his comeback by smashing 26 runs off his 2nd over.
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newscricket12 days ago

AUS vs PAK | Great effort from bowlers to restrict Pakistan to just 107, states Aaron Finch

After the first T20I between Australia and Pakistan was called off due to rain, Aaron Finch has stated that it was a great effort from the bowlers to put on a show in the limited time available. He has also rued the fact that rain had the last laugh but added that one couldn't do anything about it.
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newscricket17 days ago

No point thinking about Tests as I'm not next in line, affirms Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has reckoned that he doesn't need to bother too much time thinking about his Test career as he knows he is not the next in line to break through into the squad. Instead, the T20 specialist is keen to focus on his strong areas and support Aaron Finch ahead of the World Cup next year.
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featurecricket17 days ago

Steve Smith’s T20 recall - less of a boon, more of a bane

When news broke out that Australia had handed Steve Smith a T20 recall after three long years, I was disappointed. For the first time in over five years, for once, I was not looking forward to watching Steve Smith bat.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket17 days ago

AUS v SL | Need to be really flexible in middle-order to throw teams off guard, says Aaron Finch

Australia captain Aaron Finch reckons that his middle-order batsmen need to be really flexible in order to throw teams off guard by the odd shuffling in the order. As Australia prepare for the World T20 at home next year, Finch is hoping that Ashton Agar can blossom into a swashbuckling finisher.
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newscricket18 days ago

AUS vs SL | We know we've a lot of power when our top-order fires, says Aaron Finch

The Australian skipper was all praise for the eleven that took the field and decimated the touring Lankans on Sunday. Opener David Warner marked his T20 return with a fantastic 100 and was well supported by the bowlers, who restricted Sri Lanka to just 99, handing them a 134-run defeat.
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