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Australia's T20 captain Aaron Finch has said goodbye to international cricket. In this article, we will tell you about Aaron Finch's best innings against India.
Aaron Finch Retirement, Australia's T20 captain Aaron Finch has said goodbye to international cricket. He had already retired from Test and ODI format, now he will not be seen in T20 International as well. Finch has made Australia the T20 World Cup champion once under his captaincy. He played more than 250 international matches in all three formats and scored 8500+ runs. In this career, he played many wonderful innings, including some strong innings against India.
Aaron Finch best knocks vs India, Aaron Finch's most memorable innings against India came in the semi-final of the 2015 ODI World Cup. Australia was playing first in this match and David Warner was out on a total of 15 runs. From here, Finch strengthened his hold in the match by sharing a 182-run partnership with Steve Smith for the second wicket. Finch played an inning of 81 runs off 116 balls here. Australia had scored 328 runs. The Indian team was out of the World Cup after losing this match by 95 runs.
In March 2019, the Australian team was on a tour of India. Aaron Finch was the captain and Australia had lost both the opening matches of the 5-match ODI series. The third match was in Ranchi and it was a do-or-die match for Australia. Here Finch along with Usman Khawaja added 193 runs for the first wicket. Finch was dismissed after scoring 93 runs off 99 balls. Due to this inning of their captain, Australia had scored a score of 313 runs, in response the Indian team was all out for 281 runs. After winning this match, Australia won the remaining two matches and won the series 3-2.
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In November 2020, Aaron Finch scored a brilliant century in the very first match of the ODI series on India's tour of Australia. He played an inning of 114 runs off 124 balls. Due to his innings, Australia had scored a huge score of 374 runs, in response the Indian team could score only 308 runs. This was Finch's last and big memorable innings against India.
Aaron Finch played such memorable innings in two T20 matches against India that he won hearts even after losing. In the Rajkot T20 held in October 2013, Finch played a blistering inning of 89 runs in just 52 balls. Thanks to these innings, Australia had given India a target of 202 runs. India defeated Finch's innings by winning this target with two balls to spare.
Something similar happened with Finch in the T20 match played in Melbourne in January 2016. Here the Indian team had given Australia a target of 185 runs. Here wickets kept falling from one end of Australia but Finch kept the other end in check. He scored 74 runs in 48 balls in a quick manner. But here he was run out and then the Kangaroo team lost the match losing back to back wickets.
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Aaron Finch scored 5406 runs in 146 ODIs at an average of 38.89 with the help of 17 centuries and 30 half-centuries. And in T20 International cricket, he scored 3120 runs in 103 matches with the help of two centuries and 19 half-centuries. During this, his average was 34.28 while the strike rate was 142.53. Finch was not very successful in Test cricket. He scored 278 runs in 10 innings of 5 Tests with the help of two half-centuries. His average was 27.80.