How many chances does Finch get???

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The Indians have found him out. Now needs a completely remodelled technique if he's to save his career. Is a walking wicket (bowled) and the last place he should go is England against a swinging ball. Langer is wrong to persist he needs to cut now or our World Cup is toast.
This would suggest otherwise:

 

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The other thing with the captaincy is this series is trying people out, he is probably under instructions to bowl certain bowlers at the death to see how they handle it as it’s an area Australia has struggled with for years. Hell Australia made over 90 runs from their last 10 today!
So like his own bad form with the bat it's Langer's fault again.
 

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Certainly way out of form right now.

However, he is still ranked in the Top 20 ODI Batsmen (based on the past 4 or so years). Still ranked higher than Smith or Marsh - he's ranked below Warner.

Now, I'm not a fan of rankings in general, and as I have said, Finch is wa-a-a-a-a-y out of form right now. But, if he gets back into form, he's better than any other ODI opener we have (other than Warner - and who knows how good he will be with a year's break).

So, we (meaning the coaching panel available to CA) need to get him back in form by the World Cup in June.
 

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This would suggest otherwise:

How does that suggest otherwise? It proves that he once was good and is now out of form. India has found his weakness and every team in the WC will be following the blueprint on how to get him out. Seaming English pitches are only going to make things worse for him unless they've suddenly adopted drop in pitches.
 

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How does that suggest otherwise? It proves that he once was good and is now out of form. India has found his weakness and every team in the WC will be following the blueprint on how to get him out. Seaming English pitches are only going to make things worse for him unless they've suddenly adopted drop in pitches.
He scored that in England. I'm not saying he isn't out of form, he clearly is and I would drop him too but let's not act like he's been found out. He's a bloke out of form, it happens.
 

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He scored that in England. I'm not saying he isn't out of form, he clearly is and I would drop him too but let's not act like he's been found out. He's a bloke out of form, it happens.
He has had a" lot of cricket" in all forms of cricket and captain of the 1 day side plus T20 side is a big ask in a side that is not traveling well is a big ask.Extra pressure opening for the test side which I do not agree has made it harder for him.NEEDS a rest but stick with him.
 

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He has had a" lot of cricket" in all forms of cricket and captain of the 1 day side plus T20 side is a big ask in a side that is not traveling well is a big ask.Extra pressure opening for the test side which I do not agree has made it harder for him.NEEDS a rest but stick with him.
I don't want him dropped, he has enough credits in the bank to stay for a while to regain form but geez this post is full of excuses.
 

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Except it is a T20 innings.

Not many people realise he actually beat his own record fo the highest T20I innings about 6 months ago in Zimbabwe (172). Australia actually has the 3 highest individual T20I innings (Maxwell has the 3rd best ever - and Watto the 5th!). For a side that is pretty poor at T20, when we click, we have pretty good bats. Add Short, Lynn and Warner, and we're pretty dangerous.

Anyway - it just shows what Finch is capable of. In form, he's a lock for our ODI and T20I team.He also seems the best bet for skipper.

He's been tried at tests - eeehhhh - not the worst, but we should be able to do better.

He definitely goes to England for the WC.
 

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Words no pictures. .the man knows how to play..give him kudos for an apache romp ad with 'his' bowlers'
He has the batsman's arms and the well toned traveling legs...
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Love Finchy and he's a decent captain but with the bat what have you done for me lately?
 

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He's absolutely cooked. Not just out of from, he has forgotten how to bat entirely. If he wasn't Finch he'd have been given a spell before the team went to India. I'd rather open with Khawaja in the ODI's coming up than be starting the innings one down.
 

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I think he gets 2/3 of the ODIs and if he fails in those, we should look past him perhaps. Whether or not that happens, who knows?

Obviously not ideal to replace a captain and top order batsman this close to the World Cup - hope he comes good but he has been horribly out of form for a while now.
 

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Marcus North retired with better footwork than Finch right now. Watched his innings last night on the replay. Wowsers he was bad.
 

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Australia coach Justin Langer is confident runs are just around the corner for out-of-form captain Aaron Finch.

Finch was dismissed for eight in the historic seven-wicket T20I win over India in the early hours of Thursday morning, Australian time, to extend his lean trot to 19 innings without a half-century in national colours across 50- and 20-over formats

The 32-year-old has admitted how challenging his first summer as a three-format international player has been but Langer says he has the backing from everybody in the Australian setup.


"He's such a good player, such a good person, captain of the team, we know he'll come good," Langer said in Bengaluru on Thursday.
https://www.cricket.com.au/news/aar...australia-india-odi-series-captain/2019-02-28
 

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Played a whole 2 series since his last ODI century, which may be a long time but then you consider no one else in the team today has scored a century in over 2 years. Finch scored more centuries last year than the entire team has managed in their careers. That’s why they stick with him
 

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Langer says he’s working hard and a good bloke so leave him alone everyone.

On a serious note, he’s earned the right to be stuck with for a prolonged period. He will come good, hopefully before or during the World Cup or his papers will be stamped.
 

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Played a whole 2 series since his last ODI century, which may be a long time but then you consider no one else in the team today has scored a century in over 2 years. Finch scored more centuries last year than the entire team has managed in their careers. That’s why they stick with him
So at what point from here do you drop him? If he fails this series do you give Short a chance v Pakistan in preparation for the WC? If not and Finch fails v Paks do we go to the WC with a massively out of form opener and skipper? When is enough enough?
 

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So at what point from here do you drop him? If he fails this series do you give Short a chance v Pakistan in preparation for the WC? If not and Finch fails v Paks do we go to the WC with a massively out of form opener and skipper? When is enough enough?
They won’t go back to Short yet. Short should demonstrate he can dominate a T20 International before they go back there.

The obvious option is Warner. Khawaja has probably done just enough. They might look at Khawaja/Warner opening
 

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They won’t go back to Short yet. Short should demonstrate he can dominate a T20 International before they go back there.

The obvious option is Warner. Khawaja has probably done just enough. They might look at Khawaja/Warner opening
Khawaja has been meh at best, can't rotate the strike and is a garbage fieldsman.
 
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