DNA – Australias Aaron Finch made an unbeaten 131, the highest score by a Surrey batsman in a Twenty20 match, as his side ended Sussexs unbeaten start to English crickets Blast tournament with a 52-run win at Hove.

Summary

  • Australias Aaron Finch made an unbeaten 131, the highest score by a Surrey batsman in a Twenty20 match, as his side ended Sussexs unbeaten start to English crickets Blast tournament with a 52-run win at Hove.
  • Finch then made Sussex, coached by former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie, pay with a blistering 79-ball innings including 10 fours and seven sixes as visitors Surrey piled up 192 for three.
  • WATCH: Aaron Finchs 131 off 79 for Surrey in T20 Blast: Archer is a fine fielder, particularly off his own bowling, so it was a shock when he dropped a gentle return catch after Finch pushed forward uncertainly to the first ball of the second over.
  • Finch was not in a mood to give a second chance, with even Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, the worlds top-ranked T20 bowler, unable to escape punishment as the Australian hit him for two fours and two sixes.
  • Finch hit 10 sixes and 16 fours en route to a brutal score of 172 from just 76 balls in Harare as he surpassed his previous best score in the games shortest format of 156.


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