Aaron Finch ruled out of T20I tri-series opener against England
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Aaron Finch ruled out of T20I tri-series opener against England

by Sahir Usman Feb 02, 2018 • 17:08 PM

Feb.2 (CRICKETNMORE) - Australia's top-order batsman Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the Twenty20 tri-series opener against New Zealand after failing to recover from a hamstring injury.

"He went through some run-throughs yesterday with the medical staff, he said he sort of felt it a little bit," skipper David Warner said of Finch.

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He added, "We didn't want to risk him going into this tri-series with this first game. He's going to be on ice definitely."

The tri-series involving Australia, New Zealand and England will begin from Saturday.

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Uncapped opener D'Arcy Short might fill the void for him, reports Cricket.com.au.


With inputs from Agency