Aaron Finch names India-Australia combined ODI XI team, Rohit Sharma misses out – cricket

Australia captain Aaron Finch named his combined India-Australia ODI XI staff and one shock omission from it was India opening batsman Rohit Sharma. Rohit is thought to be top-of-the-line gamers of the restricted-overs cricket in the mean time. He is the one participant to register three double centuries within the format. Rohit had additionally scored 5 centuries on the ODI World Cup final 12 months, turning into the primary batsman to take action in a single version of the event.

But as a substitute of Rohit as an opener, Finch went with India batting legend Virender Sehwag and Australia nice Adam Gilchrist.

Also learn: ICC discussing COVID-19 substitutes for test matches, says ECB official

“Sehwag is my number one pick. He was so dominant. As soon he was on, the game was over. I want to go with Rohit Sharma, his record is amazing, but I want to watch Adam Gilchrist open with Virender Sehwag, hence I would pick Gilchrist,” Finch mentioned. 

“I will go with Ricky Ponting at no. 3 and then Virat Kohli at 4. It’s such a tough position to bat at no. five. I would probably pick Hardik Pandya at no. 5 and Andrew Symonds at no. 6 position,” the Aussie captain mentioned.

The proper-handed batsman then went on to select former India captain MS Dhoni at no. 7 place. On being requested who could be the wicketkeeper in his staff - Gilchrist or Dhoni – Finch mentioned it doesn’t matter.

“Dhoni is a cool head under pressure, he takes the team over the line, be it in IPL or international cricket. If the team is 3 for 10, he comes out and get the runs. If the team is chasing, he finds a way the team to get there,” Finch mentioned.

Also learn: ‘Them wristy flicks’: Mohammad Azharuddin brings back memories as he has a knock after ages

While deciding his bowling unit, Finch struggled to selected a spinner. “I would pick Glenn Mcgrath, Brett Lee, and Jasprit Bumrah as my pace trio,” he mentioned.While considering of a spinner, he mentioned: “Brad Hogg has such a great record, should I go with Harbhajan Singh or maybe Ravindra Jadeja to bat at eight to get extra batting option… I am unable to decide, who would I pick, I am saying players who I loved to watch, but I am unable to decide. It’s too hard to decide,” he mentioned.

Aaron Finch all-time India-Australia XI: Virender Sehwag, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Andrew Symonds, MS Dhoni, Brett Lee, (Undecided spin bowling choice), Glenn McGrath and Jasprit Bumrah

Source by [author_name]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *