Aaron Finch has not played Tests and ODIs for a long time. After Tests and ODIs, this opener retired from Australia’s Markut T20. During the T20 World Cup, the former captain said that he will decide on his retirement during the Big Bash. The country’s franchise-based T20 League season ended two days ago. Finally, as promised, Finch ended all speculations and retired.
With that, Finch’s career in international cricket ended. He retired considering the schedule of the national team and his playing ability. But not retired from all formats. This star batsman will continue to play in twenty two yards for a few more days. But that is only in domestic cricket. He will be seen playing in franchise based T20 leagues of different countries including Big Bash.
Regarding his retirement, Finch said, “I don’t think I will be able to continue playing till the T20 World Cup 2024. That’s why it’s the best time for me to retire. If I retire on time, the new captain will get enough opportunities. Preparations for the World Cup can be well taken.” My gratitude to everyone who has supported me throughout my long career. Thank you all so much.”
Finch’s career achievements are not less. He is also the captain who won Australia’s first T20 World Cup title. Under his leadership in 2021 on UAE soil, the Australian team was delighted to beat New Zealand to win the title. An opportunity comes in front of him to bring the title to the country in 2022. But the World Cup at home was not successful. In the end, Finch’s team had to be content with being eliminated from the group stage. had to be content with being eliminated from the group stage.
Note that Finch played a total of 103 T20 matches in Australia’s jersey before retiring. Where he scored a total of 3120 runs at an average of 34.29. He has scored 19 fifties and 2 centuries in this format. One of them has reached a world record. In 2018 against Zimbabwe, Finch played an innings of 172 off 76 balls. Which is the highest innings in the history of international T20 so far.