Aaron Finch retires from ODIs
The third ODI against the Kiwi team will be the last match
He Scored just 26 runs in last seven ODI innings
35-year-old veteran batsman Aaron Finch, who led the Australian team in the limited overs format, has announced his retirement from One Day International cricket. The third ODI to be played against New Zealand on September 11 will be the last ODI of his cricket career. The Australian giant has taken this important decision due to his continuously declining performance.
Let us tell you that in the one-day international cricket match, Finch’s bat was going silent for a long time. He was seen battling for every run against the opposition team. The situation is that he was able to score only 26 runs in the last seven ODI innings. However, Finch will still be seen leading the Australian team in the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
The star batsman said in a statement released this morning that, the time has come to give a new captain a chance to prepare for the next ODI World Cup and win. He further said, ‘It has been a wonderful journey with great experiences. I have been fortunate to be part of some great ODI teams. Equally, I have been blessed by everyone I have played with and many people are behind the scenes. I thank all those who have supported me in this journey.
Let us tell you that Aaron Finch played a total of 145 ODIs for Australia till the time the news was written. During this, 5401 runs were scored from his bat in 141 innings at a strike rate of 87.8. Finch has 17 centuries and 30 fifties to his name in ODI cricket.