Anurag Dasgupta ∙ Sep 10 2022, 2:44 AM

Aaron Finch announces retirement from ODI cricket

image-l7vay5wmFinch was out of form in 2022 [PC: Twitter]

Australian white-ball skipper, Aaron Finch will retire from ODI cricket after the final game of the series against New Zealand on Sunday. However, he will continue to lead the Australian T20I side.

The 35-year-old has been woefully out of form, especially in ODI cricket. This year he has amassed just 169 runs, at an average of 13, which also includes 5 ducks in his last 12 innings.

It was reported that Finch wanted to retire after the 2023 World Cup in India. But he had to re-think about his decision before the Zimbabwe series took place.

What did Finch said on his retirement?

"I could have tried to play the series against England, that would have been a fairytale at MCG, but I think that's never been my style to be self-indulgent in any way,

So, it's important that whoever takes over the captaincy, and whoever opens the batting, is given the best opportunity to take the team forward and win the World Cup in 2023. I am very confident that I would have never made it that far, just with my body as well as a bit of form."

Finch will retire from ODI cricket with 5401 runs, at an average of 39.13, which also includes 17 centuries to his name.

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