Australian captain Aaron Finch bids farewell to ODI cricket. A notification from Cricket Australia confirmed Finch’s retirement from ODI career. Australia’s white ball captain will retire from ODI cricket with the last match of the ongoing series against New Zealand on Sunday (September 11).
Giving news of farewell, Finch said, this journey has been great, there are some incredible memories on this journey. I feel very lucky to be a part of such a great ODI team. I feel equally lucky to have worked with the people I’ve played with and those behind the scenes. However, he will continue to play in the T20 format and will also lead Australia in the upcoming World Cup. News from ESPN, Fox Sports.
The opener, who played 145 ODIs before the last match, led Australia in 54 matches. After making his debut in 2013, he scored 5041 runs at an average of 39.13, with 17 centuries and 30 fifties. Won the 2015 World Cup for Australia. However, this Australian opener was not in the run for the last few days in this format. He scored a total of 169 runs in 13 matches this year in ODIs. In the last 12 innings, he got out for zero runs in 5. They also lost to Zimbabwe due to batting failure at home.