Yahoo – Singapore – Australia crickter Aaron Finch, pictured October 16, 2018, is already in charge of the Twenty20 team and takes over from Paine

Aaron Finch was named Australia’s new one-day captain Saturday ahead of their upcoming series against South Africa, with Test skipper Tim Paine and his deputy Mitch Marsh axed.

Summary

  • Australia crickter Aaron Finch, pictured October 16, 2018, is already in charge of the Twenty20 team and takes over from PaineAaron Finch was named Australia’s new one-day captain Saturday ahead of their upcoming series against South Africa, with Test skipper Tim Paine and his deputy Mitch Marsh axed.
  • “We expect Aaron, Josh and Alex to lead the side through a big Australian summer…
  • “Alex Carey will pull on the gloves full-time to allow Tim Paine to focus purely on captaining the Test team, which includes preparing for next year’s Ashes,” said Hohns in explaining why Paine was dropped.
  • Despite Lyon and Mitch Marsh being dropped, Hohns suggested the door was not shut for their return leading into the World Cup next year.
  • “We have made the decision to manage Mitch Marsh and Nathan Lyon carefully to ensure they are in the best condition possible to put their hand up for selection either later in the summer or for the World Cup next year,” he said.


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