Steven Finn

  • Chris Jordan replaces Steven Finn in England T20 squad January 18, 2014

    Sydney: Sussex seamer Chris Jordan was called into England's Twenty20 squad to play Australia on Saturday following the early exit of Steven Finn. Jordan is already in Australia with the one-day international squad where he has shown signs of promise despite England going 2-0 down in the five-match series. Middlesex quick...
  • Struggling bowler Steven Finn welcomes England break January 16, 2014

    London: Fast bowler Steven Finn admitted on Thursday that he needed a break from cricket after being sent home from England's tour of Australia to work on his bowling action. The 24-year-old did not play a part in England's Ashes whitewash defeat and was subsequently left out of the team that...
  • England bowler Finn sent home to work on technique January 15, 2014

    England paceman Steven Finn will miss the remainder of the limited overs series in Australia and return home to work on the technical aspect of his game, his country's cricket board said on Wednesday. Struggling with his rhythm and pace in the practice games, the 24-year-old right-arm bowler did not feature...
  • England will go after Aussies with bounce, says Nasser Hussain September 23, 2013

    London: Australia's batsmen could be fed a diet of bouncers after England named Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Chris Tremlett and Boyd Rankin in their Ashes squad on Monday, said former Test player Nasser Hussain. The tall quartet of pacemen are all capable of bowling at speeds in excess of 90-mph...
  • England vs Australia, 1st T20: as it happened August 30, 2013

    Click here for the live updates from the first Twenty20 between England and Australia. Joe Root remained unbeaten on 90 as England failed 39 runs short of Australia's score of 248. Toss and team news: England won the toss and elected to bowl. For Australia Fawad Ahmed makes debut. Teams: Australia: David Warner, Aaron...
  • England face tough choice over second Test attack July 17, 2013

    London: England captain Alastair Cook admitted on Wednesday the selectors faced some awkward decisions about the final composition of their bowling attack for the second Test against Australia at Lord's starting on Thursday. Steven Finn took two wickets in two balls and narrowly missed a hat-trick during Australia's first innings of...
  • 1st Test: Anderson, Finn put England slightly ahead on day one July 11, 2013

    Nottingham: A breathless opening day to the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge saw Australia reach 75 for 4 at stumps on Wednesday, trailing England by 140 runs. In an electrifying evening session, the hosts were dismissed for 215, with Peter Siddle claiming 5 for 50, only for England to roar...
  • Cook worried about injured Broad and Finn June 1, 2013

    London: England captain Alastair Cook said the absence of seamers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn was "more than precautionary" after New Zealand's five-wicket win in the first one-day international at Lord's. Before play started on Friday both Broad (knee) and Finn (shin) were ruled out of the opening two fixtures in...
  • Broad and Finn ruled out of first two one-dayers May 31, 2013

    London: England pace bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn have been ruled out of the opening two of three one-day internationals against New Zealand, with the first starting at Lord's on Friday, due to injury. Broad has a bruised right knee, which he hurt during the final stages of the second...
  • As it happened: England v New Zealand, 2nd Test May 28, 2013

    CLICK HERE for live updates from day five of the Headingley Test between England and New Zealand. Day 4 Summary: Graeme Swann bowled England to the brink of victory against New Zealand in the second and final Test at Headingley. The off-spinner took four for 61 in 21.4 unchanged overs, extending...
  • As it happened: Eng v NZ, 2nd Test, Day 4 May 27, 2013

    CLICK HERE for Live Updates from day four of the Headingley Test between England and New Zealand. Day three summary: Graeme Swann took four wickets as England established a commanding position on the third day of the second Test. At the close, England were 116 for 1 in their second innings...
  • England lead NZ by 205 after 3 days at Lord's May 18, 2013

    London: After two days of being oppressed by New Zealand, England broke the stranglehold in impressive style to take charge halfway through the first Test at Lord's on Saturday. First, New Zealand was dismissed for 207 to give England a first-innings lead of 25, a significant amount on a tricky,...
  • Disappointing to lose two wickets late in the day: Steven Finn March 23, 2013

    Auckland: Losing two wickets late in the day was not a disaster for England but they would need to work hard to slowly overhaul New Zealand's first innings of 443 on the third day of the series deciding third Test, fast bowler Steven Finn said. England were reduced to 50 for...
  • 3rd Test: Boult strikes put New Zealand in the driver's seat March 23, 2013

    Auckland: Steve Finn claimed six dismissals, Matt Prior took five catches and New Zealand snapped up the wickets of Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott before stumps Saturday as fortunes in the deciding match of the three-Test cricket series swayed wildly on its second day. Finn (6 for 125) ran through the...
  • One good spell will bring England back in Auckland Test: Finn March 22, 2013

    Auckland: England are just one "crazy spell" away from getting right back in the series-deciding third Test against New Zealand on an otherwise placid Eden Park pitch, fast bowler Steven Finn said on Friday. New Zealand's batsmen, led by a maiden century from Peter Fulton, finished the first day of...
  • 1st Test: New Zealand need answers to England's pace March 5, 2013

    Dunedin: England's pace bowlers James Anderson and Steven Finn are likely to be crucial determinants in the Test series against New Zealand when the first of three matches begins at University Oval in Dunedin on Wednesday. Both Anderson and Finn were rested in the four-day match against the New Zealand...
  • 3rd ODI: Eng beat NZ by five wickets, clinch series 2-1 February 23, 2013

    Auckland: England completed a 2-1 series win over New Zealand by beating the hosts by five wickets with 12 overs to spare in Saturday's deciding one-day international. An exceptional new ball bowling performance by Steven Finn and James Anderson enabled England to capitalise on sending New Zealand in to bat. After...
  • Finn's bail-bashing gives rise to new no-ball rule February 21, 2013

    London: The sight of England fast bowler Steven Finn knocking over the stumps in his delivery stride has led MCC to draw up a new no-ball rule that will take effect in October, it was announced Thursday. From October 1, if the bowler breaks the stumps at his end during the...
  • India thrash England by 127 runs to level series January 15, 2013

    Kochi: A spirited bowling performance led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar initiated India's massive 127-run win over England in the second one-dayer at Kochi on Tuesday. With this victory, India level the five-match series 1-1. Chasing a target of 286, England were all out for 158 in 36 overs. Bhuvneshwar and R Ashwin...
  • India at the crossroads, England on the upswing January 9, 2013

    For as far long as the memory goes, one-day tours to India by England have been remembered very differently by the two concerned teams. For India, it has been a pattern of flexing their muscles over sides prone to struggle on slow and tracks and quiver in the heat. For...
  • Yearender 2012: The best ODI bowling of the year December 31, 2012

    From subtle changes of pace to slinging yorkers and bamboozling spin, we pick ten stellar one-day international (ODI) bowling performances of the year. Ben Hilfenhaus – 5 for 33, 7th CB Series match, Brisbane On a hard, fast Gabba surface, Hilfenhaus capped a strong day for Australia with a career-best bowling effort....
  • Yearender 2012: Cricketnext's T20I team of the year December 30, 2012

    We sift through the numbers, wickets and runs to pick the XI most valuable Twenty20 international cricketers of the year. 1. Chris Gayle – M 11, I 10, Runs 368, Avg 40.00, SR 144.88 HS 85*, 50 5 Gayle's return to West Indies' Twenty20 setup began with a series of dominating...
  • Broad ruled out of T20 matches against India December 13, 2012

    Nagpur: England's Twenty20 skipper Stuart Broad has been ruled out of the upcoming two T20 matches against India with a bruised left heel. Broad will return to the UK immediately to begin a period of rest and rehabilitation. James Harris, who is currently in Pune with the England Performance Programme, will...
  • Surprised by the character shown by team: Cook December 12, 2012

    Nagpur: England captain Alastair Cook on Wednesday said he has been left pleasantly surprised by the way his team bounced back from the opening loss to win back-to-back Tests against India but insisted that the job is still not over. Cook hoped that his side will continue the good run in...
  • Finn doubtful for fourth Test December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: After missing the first two Tests due to injury, it has emerged that Steven Finn may not play in Nagpur after developing some soreness on the final day of Eden Test. On Wednesday, Finn didn't take part in the training and a scan has revealed a minor disc...
  • Steven Finn available for third Test December 3, 2012

    Kolkata: England fast bowler Steven Finn, who missed the first two Test matches against India due to thigh injury, on Monday declared himself available for the third Test beginning on Wednesday. "If I'm needed, I'll be ready for the (third) Test. I've bowled about six overs at the nets and...
  • Injured Finn ruled out of second Test against India November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: England pacer Steven Finn has been ruled out of the second Test against India with the thigh strain he picked up at the start of the tour. Finn, who was injured during England's first warm-up match of the tour, was expected to be recalled for the second Test here...