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newscricket19 days ago

Would be keen to captain Australia if the opportunity came by, admits Steve Smith

Steve Smith, who was stripped of the captaincy in 2018, has admitted that he would be keen to captain the country once again if the opportunity came by in the future. In the wake of the ball-tampering scandal incident in 2018, Smith was banned for a year before making his return.
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newscricketa month ago

NZ vs AUS | Australia didn’t show enough aggression with the bat, laments Aaron Finch

Australia skipper Aaron Finch rued his side’s inability to score quickly in the first innings as he conceded that his side were 25 runs short, something he felt eventually made the difference. After Australia managed just 142 batting first, New Zealand, powered by Guptill, stormed to a 7-wkt win.
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newscricket2 months ago

Aaron Finch will captain Australia in the World T20, declares George Bailey

Australia selector George Bailey has rushed to the defence of incumbent Aaron Finch and has stated publicly that the Victorian, despite his recent slump in form, will captain Australia come WT20. After a horror run of form, stretching back to the BBL, Finch’s place in the side has come under fire.
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newscricket2 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Australia were undone by horror powerplay under lights, admits Aaron Finch

Australian skipper Aaron Finch rued the horror powerplay his side endured in the first T20I, losing 4 wickets, but admitted that the visitors were comprehensively outplayed by a clinical New Zealand team. Finch also expressed admiration for the knock of Conway, who finished agonizingly on 99*.
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newscricket2 months ago

AUS vs NZ | Aaron Finch confirms Josh Philippe’s debut in New Zealand T20I series

Ahead of Australia’s full-fledged five-match T20I series against New Zealand, skipper Aaron Finch has confirmed that Josh Phillippe would make his debut at the top of the order. Finch also confirmed that the top-order setup would be the trio of Finch, Matthew Wade and Philippe himself.
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newscricket3 months ago

Don’t want to eat up a spot of a youngster by playing first-class cricket, says Aaron Finch

Australia’s limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch conceded that his Test career is all but over and claimed that he will choose to stay away from first-class cricket to give more opportunities to up and coming youngsters. Finch further urged Australia to follow the ‘ECB model’ in resting players.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL Retention 2021 | RCB retain their core; Finch, Morris released from squad

Royal Challengers Bangalore have retained 12 players from the IPL 2020, with the likes of Umesh Yadav, Shivam Dube, Pawan Negi, Aaron Finch, and Chris Morris released from the squad. However, the franchise have shown their trust on the likes of Washington Sundar and Mohammed Siraj.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Chuck, Marry and Frill | Who RCB should let go and retain ahead of IPL 2021

Royal Challengers Bangalore might have finished fourth, but ask that lion on the top of their logo, it would paint a rather different picture of their season. Yet again for RCB, this time in 2020, it was a party of AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli - only joined by Devdutt Padikkal and Chris Morris.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs AUS | Wasn’t expecting a recall for the India series despite rumours, expresses Shaun Marsh

Shaun Marsh, who was expected to get a call-up for the series against India, has expressed that he was never expecting a recall for the four-match series despite all the rumours. He also reinstated that his prime focus at the moment is playing for the Melbourne Renegades in the BBL 2020.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC T20I Rankings | KL Rahul displaces Aaron Finch at No.3 spot; Kohli reaches eight place

After a disastrous T20I series for Aaron Finch and a relatively good series for both KL Rahul and Virat Kohli, the two Indian batsmen have moved up the ladder in the latest ICC T20I Rankings. While Rahul has displaced Finch at No.3, Kohli has reached the eight place on the rankings.
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