Aaron had announced his retirement from the ODI format only last year. At the same time, he has also taken retirement from international T20 cricket. However, during this time Finch has played many such quick innings which are almost impossible to forget. When his bat thunders, even the best bowlers in the world are seen falling in front of him. So let’s know about 3 such memorable innings of Finch which made the bowler sweat.
156 vs England (2013)
In 2013, 36-year-old Aaron Finch also played his name against his arch-rivals England. It was the first time that Finch had made everyone aware of his ability. Finch scored 156 runs in that innings while batting in a stormy manner.
In which 14 sky-high sixes were seen from his bat. He thrashed the English bowlers fiercely. Batting first, Australia were able to post 248 runs on the board in the allotted 20 overs thanks to his brilliant innings. She won the match by 39 runs due to this huge target.
172 vs Zimbabwe (2018)
Aaron Finch is known for his aggressive batting. His stormy style makes him different from other openers. On the other hand, if Finch has got the most success in any format, then it is T20 cricket. He has scored a lot of runs in this format. Not only this but he also has 2 international T20 centuries to his name.
Whenever the best innings of Finch’s career is talked about, then the Zimbabwean bowlers will get goosebumps. The year 2018 saw a storm named Finch at the Herare Cricket Stadium, a popular ground in Zimbabwe. Which wreaked havoc on the Zimbabwe team due to his explosive batting. Aaron created an incredible innings of 172 runs in T20. He just missed the record of Universe Boss Chris Gayle by 3 runs. Please tell that Gayle has the record of scoring the highest 175 runs in the history of T20.
74 vs India (2016)
In the year 2016, an exciting T20I series of 3 matches was played between India and Australia. In which Finch was seen returning to the cricket field after more than 15 months while recovering from his hamstring injury.
In which he played a good inning of 44 runs in the first match. Which he failed to convert into a big innings. But after that Finch showed stamina in the second T20. He played an important inning of 74 runs while chasing the target of 185 runs for Australia. He had completed his half-century in just 27 balls. Significantly, he was run out on the score of 74. Due to which Kangaroo lost that match by 27 runs.
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