Aaron Finch

  • IPL 7: Controversy-ridden Rajasthan open campaign against Hyderabad 17-04-2014 06:25 PM

    Rajasthan Royals fought both on and off the field last year, but the team would not like to think about its controversial past and focus on cricket alone in the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, which the Rahul Dravid-mentored franchise will begin against a strong Sunrisers Hyderabad outfit...
  • IPL 7: Sunrisers Hyderabad can emerge as the dark horse 11-04-2014 11:57 AM

    Come April 16, eight teams competing in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) will become the cynosure of all eyes. No side is an underdog and to predict a winner early is close to impossible in IPL. A team boasting of top cricketing stars can crash like a...
  • World T20: Australia ease to consolation win over Bangladesh 01-04-2014 06:26 PM

    Australia signed off their disappointing World Twenty20 campaign with a consolation victory over Bangladesh as opener Aaron Finch's brisk 71 secured a seven-wicket win over the hosts on Tuesday. Opting to bat first, Shakib Al Hasan (66) and captain Mushfiqur Rahim (47) shared a 112-run third-wicket stand to help Bangladesh...
  • World T20: Australia next as India aim to stay unbeaten before semis 29-03-2014 10:40 PM

    India so far have got off to a dream start to their World Twenty20 campaign, winning three matches on the bounce and booking a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. On Sunday, MS Dhoni & Co run into Australia, who are desperate for a win in order to keep...
  • Four years with Sehwag has made Warner a better player: Finch 18-03-2014 04:36 PM

    Mirpur: Australian batsman Aaron Finch feels that his opening partner David Warner has become a better batsman having played alongside Virender Sehwag for four years in the IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils. "Four years with Virender Sehwag at Delhi Daredevils certainly made David Warner a better batsman and helped his game...
  • Australia beat South Africa by 4 wickets to clinch T20 series 2-0 15-03-2014 01:47 AM

    Centurion: Australia outlined their World Twenty20 credentials as they chased down South Africa's target in just 15 overs to win the third and final T20 international by six wickets at Centurion on Friday. Where South Africa had made the pitch appear stodgy and batting seem difficult, Australia proved conditions were...
  • Australia batsman Aaron Finch signs for Yorkshire 12-02-2014 03:36 PM

    Australia's hard-hitting opening batsman Aaron Finch has signed a deal to play for Yorkshire in this year's English county season. One of the top Twenty20 batsmen in the world, Finch, will join the team in May after his Indian Premier League commitments are over and is slated to be a...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 29-01-2014 01:36 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing...
  • England's first win on Australia tour puts India back on top in ODI rankings 24-01-2014 05:34 PM

    Perth: England have finally beaten Australia on tour by winning the fourth one-day international by 57 runs at the WACA Ground on Friday. England were whitewashed in the Ashes series and lost the one-day series by conceding the first three matches. With a loss on Friday, Australia handed India back...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI 24-01-2014 08:31 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third one-dayer...
  • Australia eye Twenty20 world places against England 20-01-2014 11:47 AM

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Monday challenged its Twenty20 squad to use the England series to fight for a place in the side heading to the short format's world championship. Australia unveiled a 14-man squad for the three matches against England with George Bailey named captain after being dropped from the...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider 18-01-2014 02:10 PM

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling one-wicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two one-day internationals which follow their demoralising 5-0 loss...
  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened 17-01-2014 08:28 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England were hoping to redeem their campaign in the 50-over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first one-dayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win 12-01-2014 04:52 PM

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in one-day cricket internationals, sharing a 163-run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a six-wicket win over England Sunday in the first of a four-match series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran...
  • Australia high on confidence ahead of 6th ODI: Bailey 29-10-2013 06:09 PM

    Nagpur: With pressure squarely on India to stay alive in the seven-match ODI series, Australian skipper George Bailey on Tuesday looked relaxed and said that the visitors were going into the penultimate game here high on confidence. Australia are currently leading 2-1 and needed just one more victory to clinch...
  • 6th ODI: India must beat Australia to take series into a decider 29-10-2013 05:42 PM

    Pressure is set to pile up on India's under-fire bowlers who will have to deliver in the sixth ODI against Australia in Nagpur if the hosts were to stay alive in the seven match series, which Australia lead 2-1. Washouts in Ranchi and Cuttack have turned the series into a...
  • We are under no pressure, says R Ashwin 29-10-2013 05:18 PM

    Nagpur: It may be a do-or-die encounter for India but offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday insisted that the home team was under no added pressure despite trailing Australia 1-2 ahead of the sixth and penultimate game of the ODI cricket series here on Wednesday. "There is no pressure as such...
  • Pressure on India to win next two games: Finch 26-10-2013 06:58 PM

    Cuttack: With rain reducing the bilateral series to a five-match affair and India trailing, Australian opener Aaron Finch feels that the pressure will be on the home side to win the remaining two one-dayers. "India have to win two to clinch the series, we have to win one to win...
  • 362/1 in 43.3 overs, Virat Kohli 100 in 52 balls, India stun Australia 16-10-2013 10:56 PM

    Jaipur: In a match that saw a series of records being broken, India stunned Australia to register their best ever run-chase in one-day internationals and second best in overall history of the game on Wednesday. The pitch at the Sawai Mansingh stadium is famous for producing huge scores but what...
  • 2nd ODI: Young India register a world record victory over Australia 16-10-2013 09:04 PM

    Jaipur: Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli made stunning unbeaten hundreds as India made a mockery of Australia's massive 359, completing the second highest run chase in one day internationals with 39 balls to spare, levelling the seven-match series 1-1 with a convincing nine wicket victory on Tuesday. Chasing a big...
  • Australian batsmen set new ODI record against India in Jaipur 16-10-2013 06:31 PM

    Mumbai: Australian batsmen, who made a mincemeat of the listless Indian bowling attack at Jaipur in the second ODI to post a massive 359 for 5 on Wednesday, also set a new world record in the process with their top five compiling individual half centuries. For the first time in...
  • 1st ODI: Clinical Australia thrash India by 72 runs to take 1-0 series lead 13-10-2013 09:05 PM

    Pune: Unflinched by India's favourites tag, Australia produced a clinical performance at Pune to thrash India by 72 runs and take 1-0 lead in the seven-match series. Having won the toss, Australia scored 304 for 8 in 50 overs, with captain George Bailey making 85 and Aaron Finch smashing 72....
  • One-off T20: Comeback hero Yuvraj drives India to victory over Australia 10-10-2013 10:50 PM

    Rajkot: Riding on a blazing fifty from comeback man Yuvraj Singh, India chased down a massive Australian target of 202 to win the one-off Twenty20 contest by six wickets on Thursday. Yuvraj struck 77 off 35 balls, his highest score in international Twenty20, as India chased down the target with...
  • England and Australia move from Associates to adversaries 05-09-2013 02:35 PM

    Leeds: England and Ireland both competed in one-off ODIs against Associate-level opposition on the same day earlier this week, but at the back of their minds both teams would have had each other as the priority. The first of five ODIs starts at Headingley on Friday, and both teams will...
  • Australia beat Scotland by 200 runs in ODI 03-09-2013 10:44 PM

    Edinburgh: Australia convincingly beat Scotland by 200 runs Tuesday in their one-off ODI after an outstanding partnership between centurions Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh. The Australians, searching for a boost of confidence after their Ashes loss in England in July and August, lay a perfect foundation after they were sent...
  • Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh set Australian ODI opening record 03-09-2013 06:49 PM

    Edinburgh: Australia's latest opening pair of Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh obliterated the previous best opening partnership for their country in ODI cricket, smashing Scotland for 246 in 38.2 overs on Tuesday in a one-off match. Scotland's bowlers were torn apart as Finch (148) and Marsh (151) went pas the...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 2nd T20 31-08-2013 06:30 PM

    Click here for the live updates of this match between England and Australia in Chester-le-Street. Toss and team news: Australia have won the toss and elected to bowl as they make one change by replacing Josh Hazlewood with Nathan Coulter-Nile. On the other hand, England are unchanged. Teams: England: 1...