India Today – Australia captain Aaron Finch led from the front and struck a world T20 record 172 off just 76 deliveries to help his team thrash Zimbabwe by 100 tuns in the T20I tri-series on Tuesday.

Summary

  • Australia captain Aaron Finch led from the front and struck a world T20 record 172 off just 76 deliveries to help his team thrash Zimbabwe by 100 tuns in the T20I tri-series on Tuesday.
  • Finch’s score was record for the highest individual score in T20 international cricket, bettering the previous best of 156 which he himself had set five years ago against England in Southampton.
  • Finch struck 10 sixes and 16 boundaries to power Australia to 229/2 in 20 overs.
  • Finch tore into the Zimbabwe bowling attack on Tuesday with all of the bowlers conceding over 9 runs per over except for Tendai Chisoro, who managed to give away just 19 runs from his four overs.
  • Blessing Muzarabani was the pick of the bowlers for the hosts as he managed to dismiss Short and Finch in the final over of the innings.


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