Thursday, 21 March 2019

Tag Archives: Aaron Finch

Finch has a lot of work to do: Ponting

ADELAIDE: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has questioned Aaron Finch’s shot selection after the opener had his stumps rattled for nought after attempting a booming cover-drive in the first Test against India in Adelaide as he was not pleased with Australians batting. “Everyone knows he struggles a little bit against ...

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Uncapped Harris, Tremain make Australia squad for India Tests

MELBOURNE: In-form opener Marcus Harris is set to make his debut after being picked in Australia’s squad for their first two Tests against India alongside fellow rookie Chris Tremain. The 26-year-old, who smashed 250 not out against New South Wales last month and is the Sheffield Shield’s second-highest run-scorer, is ...

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Australia captain Finch says whole team under microscope

MELBOURNE:  Australia captain Aaron Finch has said his whole team are under pressure after losing their fourth consecutive one-day international series, with the batting order under particular scrutiny after failing to trouble South Africa. Seven months out from their World Cup defence, Australia were thrashed by 40 runs in Hobart ...

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Babar Azam back as No 1 ranked T20I batsman

ICC: Pakistan’s Babar Azam now leads second-ranked Aaron Finch of Australia by five points after the Australian started the series with a commanding 126 points lead over the Pakistani. According to ICC press release, Babar Azam has reclaimed the number-one ranking in the ICC Men’s Player Rankings for T20I Batsmen ...

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‘Car crash in slow motion’ after Australia humbled in T20

ABU DHABI: Australia’s sensational powerplay batting collapse was like “watching a car crash in slow motion” according to captain Aaron Finch after his side were dismissed for their third-lowest score in Twenty20 cricket on Wednesday. Finch’s side were bundled out for 89 in the first Twenty20 international against Pakistan in ...

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Debutant Bilal Asif sparks spectacular Australian collapse

DUBAI: Test debutant Bilal Asif snatched six wickets to spark a spectacular Australian collapse from 142-0 to 202 all out and put Pakistan in firm command of the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday. The 33-year-old off-spinner overshadowed his more experienced team-mate Yasir Shah by finishing with 6-36 as his ...

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Australia face tough task after Sohail’s ton

DUBAI: Australia’s openers survived a torrid 13 over spell to finish on 30 without loss after Haris Sohail’s maiden century guided Pakistan to 482 on the second day of the first Test in Dubai on Monday. Usman Khawaja was unbeaten on 17 and debutant Aaron Finch was 13 not out ...

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Aaron Finch to captain Australia for Pakistan T20s in Dubai

SYDNEY: Aaron Finch was named Australia’s skipper for the upcoming T20 series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, with Mitch Marsh and Alex Carey was chosen as his vice-captains. Finch, who captained Australia in the recent T20s in Zimbabwe, was among five debutants selected for the two-Test series before ...

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Australia’s Finch sets Surrey record with T20 ton

(AFP) LONDON: Australian batsman Aaron Finch made an unbeaten 131, the highest score by a Surrey batsman in a Twenty20 match, as his side ended Sussex’s unbeaten start to English cricket’s Blast tournament with a 52-run win at Hove. But it might have been a different story for the Australia Twenty20 ...

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Glenn Maxwell powers Australia to T20 win over Zimbabwe

HARARE: Glenn Maxwell hit a half-century for Australia as they chased down Zimbabwe’s 151 for nine with a ball to spare in a tightly-contested Twenty-20 match on Friday. Maxwell’s 56 – his first half century since February against England in Hobart – helped ease the pain for an Australian middle ...

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