Day: September 2, 2017

Peter Handscomb added to Australia squad in India as cover for Aaron Finch

Peter Handscomb was transported to India as a blanket to open drummer Aaron Finch after the latter had worsened his calf injury during training in Chennai. Aaron Finch was excluded from the start of the game – possibly for the first three contests – of the five-game ODI series starting Sunday.

According to cricket.com.au, Aaron Finch will stay with the Australian team in India, as tourists hope they can participate in the series at some point. Finch suffered a calf injury about six weeks ago in England for the Surrey team.

Analysis of Finch’s calf revealed that he will miss the start of the five-game ODI series starting Sunday in Chennai, followed by a series of three T20I games. The injury had kept Finch away from the only warm-up match on this tour as well.

Peter Handscomb arrived in Melbourne on the Australian Bangladesh tour for a two-round series recently and will head to India on Saturday to be available for his pick in the first ODI should be played on Sunday.

Australian team Alex physionien Kountouris said: “Aaron has again aggravated the pre-existing calf injury during the warm-up, during training yesterday I had analyzed in Chennai and although we believe it. It is not a serious recurrence, it will not be available for the first one-day games here in India and will stay with the team while we evaluate the injury and set their return to meet deadlines. ”

Finch had a rich experience playing Cricket Limited in India which also includes his IPL experience for teams like Delhi, Mumbai Rash Indians, Hyderabad Sunrisers, Rajasthan Royals and Pune Warriors India. He played a total of 14 ODIs against India, six of which were out of the games.

Peter Handscomb made his ODI debut for Australia against Pakistan in Perth earlier this year, scoring 82. He was also part of the exhausted Australian national team sent to New Zealand for the ODI series, which also holds in two games.

Although batter Hilton Cartwright played the prep game instead of Finch, and made the announcement about the addition of Handscomb, Australia had reported that Travis Head would occupy the No. 4 position.

In the absence of regular bus coach Darren Lehmann David Saker confirmed that there are some days when the head was hit at No. 4. The head can also be a handy turner for visitors.

“I hope he can do it, he just seems to be getting better every time he plays for Australia, which is really positive.” His training ethic is as good as he would be, so it’s a good reward for him, “Saker said before Peter Handscomb was added to the ODI team.