Aaron Finch Retirement: Australia captain Aaron Finch retires from ODIs, now will play only T20

Aaron Finch Retirement: Finch has been battling poor form this year. He has scored just 26 runs in the last seven innings. After this, he decided to retire from ODI cricket.

Aaron Finch Retirement

Aaron Finch Retirement

Australia captain Aaron Finch has decided to retire from ODI cricket. He will play his last ODI match against New Zealand on Sunday. Aaron Finch, who played 145 ODIs for the Australian team, is struggling with poor form in this format. In the last seven innings, only 26 runs have come off his bat. According to a press release from Cricket Australia, Finch said that it was a wonderful journey, in which many memories were also made.

“I consider myself very fortunate to be a member of some of the best ODI teams,” Finch said. Along with this, he also thanked his fellow players and support staff. After this Finch said that it is time to give a chance to the new captain so that he can fully prepare and win the next World Cup. I express my gratitude to all those who helped and supported me at this stage.

Aaron Finch Will captain in T20 World Cup

Aaron Finch Will captain in T20 World Cup

Finch will not captain the team in the 2024 ODI World Cup, but will lead the Kangaroo team in this year’s T20 World Cup in Australia. He has scored 5400 runs in ODIs. It also includes 17 centuries. He made his debut in the year 2013 against Sri Lanka at the Melbourne ground. At the same time, his first century came against Scotland. He scored 148 runs in this match.

Aaron Finch Was appointed captain of the ODI team in 2018

In the year 2018, Steve Smith was banned after the ball-tampering case and Finch was made the regular captain of Australia’s ODI team. Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley said, “On behalf of Australian cricket, I would like to congratulate Aaron Finch for his outstanding contribution as captain of the Australian team. Aaron is a talented and combative player whose stellar batting has been reflected in his excellent captaincy. Made it even better. The decision to step down from the captaincy of the ODI team shows his selfless spirit. Aaron will be captaining the team in the upcoming T20 World Cup and I am very happy about it. His captaincy, experience and strategy in this tournament has helped us in the T20 World Cup. important to defend the title.

Also Read: T20 World Cup 2022: Schedule, Live, Team List, Venues, Groups, and Everything You Need To Know About The ICC T20 World Cup 2022

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