Aaron Finch Biography, Age, Height, Centuries, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Aaron James Finch, popularly known as Finchy by his team mates was born in Colac, Victoria, Australia on 17 November 1986. Aaron Finch is a right-hand opening batter for Australia. Aaron Finch is the captain of Australian limited overs cricket squad. Aaron Finch only plays limited overs cricket and has many records in his name in the shortest format of the cricket. Finch has scored 172 runs and 156 runs in the T20I matches that are in the Top-3 highest individual scores in T20Is. Aaron Finch has an aggressive batting style and also the leading run scorer for Australia in T20Is. Aaron Finch also led his team to the first even T20 World Cup title in the history.

Aaron Finch Early Life and Education

Aaron Finch started playing cricket at an early age of 7 years. Primarily, Finch was a wicketkeeper batter but later left wicketkeeping to focus more on his batting. Finch didn’t play long matches of 4 days and 5 days in career. From the beginning, he used to be an aggressive batter to focused more on hitting the ball hard. In 2006, Aaron Finch Played for Colac West Club and played many matches for them.

Aaron Finch International Debut

Aaron Finch Test Debut – 7 October 2018 against Pakistan

Aaron Finch ODI Debut – 11 January 2013 against Sri Lanka

Aaron Finch T20I Debut – 12 January 2011 against England

Aaron Finch Career

Aaron Finch Domestic Career

Aaron Finch was picked up in the Australia Under-19 squad to play in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2006 held in Sri Lanka. Finch scored 155 runs in 5 matches in the tournament.

After performing well in the Under-19 World Cup, Aaron Finch started playing for Victoria but became a permanent member in the squad in 2009. Aaron Finch made his maiden first-class century in 2009 at MCC against Tasmania.

In 2012, he was appointed as the captain of Victoria for One Day team and scored 154 runs that is the highest score by any individua from the side.

In 2012, Aaron Finch was appointed as the captain of Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League and became 1st batter to score 1000 runs in the league in year 2015.

Aaron Finch was also roped in by Yorkshire to play in the County Cricket in 2014. Later, in 2016 he joined Surrey in the County Cricket and scored 131 runs in a T20 match and making a record of highest individual score in t20s for Surrey.

Aaron Finch International Career

Aaron Finch made his International Debut in a T20I match against England on 12 January 2011. Finch scored 33 runs on his debut.

Two years later in 2013, Aaron Finch made his ODI debut in a match against Sri Lanka.

In 2013, Aaron Finch smashed 156 runs in a T20I match against England including 14 sixes and became the first batter to score 150 runs in T20Is.

Aaron Finch was also included in the Australian team for ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015 and scored a century in the first match.

In 2017, Aaron Finch was made stand-in captain for the first time in an ODI match and due to the injury of regular captain, he captained the team in the complete series.

In April 2018, Aaron Finch chased his own record of 156 runs in T20Is and smashed new highest score of 172 runs in a T20I match against Zimbabwe. He smashed 10 sixes in his innings and also made a record of highest opening partnership in the history of T20 Cricket.

In October 2018, Aaron Finch made his Test debut, 7 years after making an International debut in cricket. However, he didn’t play much Test cricket and played his last test in December 2018 against India.

Aaron Finch was appointed as the full time captain of Australian limited overs squad in April 2019. His first campaign for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 where Australia was knockout out in the semi final stage.

In 2021, Aaron Finch became the leading run-scorer for Australia in the T20I format.

Under the captaincy of Aaron Finch, Australia won their maiden ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2021 beating New Zealand in the final.

Aaron Finch IPL Career

Aaron Finch made his IPL debut in 2010 while playing for Rajasthan Royals in the season.

In 2011 and 2012, Aaron Finch was roped in by Delhi Daredevils but didn’t get many chances in the tournament.

In 2013, Aaron Finch was bought by Pune Warriors India and played all 14 matches for them. Finch scored 456 runs in the season, highest for his team.

In 2014, Finch was the part of Sunrisers Hyderabad and then played for Mumbai Indians in 2015.

In 2016, Aaron Finch was bought by Gujarat Lions. He scored 393 runs in 13 matches in the season.

In 2018, Finch was picked up by Kings XI Punjab but released after the season.

In IPL 2020, He was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping amount of 6.20 crores and scored 268 runs in 12 matches.

In TATA IPL 2022, Aaron Finch was roped in by the Kolkata Knight Riders as the replacement of Alex Hales for 4.40 crores.

Aaron Finch Stats

In Tests, Aaron Finch has played 5 matches and scored 278 runs including 2 half centuries.

In ODIs, Aaron Finch has played 135 matches and scored 5255 runs including 17 centuries and 29 half centuries.

In T20Is, Aaron Finch has played 89 matches and scored 2741 runs including 2 centuries and 16 half centuries.

In IPL, Aaron Finch has played 92 matches and scored 2091 runs including 15 half centuries.

Aaron Finch Records

· Leading run-scorer for Australia in T20Is.

· First Captain of Australia to win a T20 World Cup.

· 2 highest individual scores in T20I cricket in Top-3.

Aaron Finch Family

Aaron Finch was born to Gary Finch and Sue Finch in 1986. Aaron has an ender brother named Mat and a younger brother named Jess Finch. Aaron Finch dated an Indian girl for few years. Aaron Finch got married to his girlfriend Amy Griffiths in 2018 in Australia.

Personal Information

Aaron Finch Full Name: Aaron James Finch

Aaron Finch Nick Name: Finchy

Aaron Finch Height: 173 cm

Aaron Finch Birthplace: Colac, Victoria, Australia

Aaron Finch Date of Birth: 17 November 1986

Aaron Finch Age: 35 years

Aaron Finch Nationality: Australian

Aaron Finch Religion: Christian

Aaron Finch Marital Status: Married

Aaron Finch Jersey Number: 5

Aaron Finch Batting style: Right-hand bat

Aaron Finch Bowling Style: Left-arm off spin

Aaron Finch Hobbies: Listening Music, Golf

FAQs

1. When Aaron Finch made his debut for Australia?

Aaron Finch made his International Debut in a T20I match against England on 12 January 2011. Finch scored 33 runs on his debut.

2. When Aaron Finch made his debut in IPL?

Aaron Finch made his IPL debut in 2010 while playing for Rajasthan Royals in the season.

3. How many runs Aaron Finch has scored in T20Is?

In T20Is, Aaron Finch has played 89 matches and scored 2741 runs including 2 centuries and 16 half centuries.

4. Who led Australia to their first ever T20 World Cup title?

Under the captaincy of Aaron Finch, Australia won their maiden ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2021 beating New Zealand in the final.

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