Trivia Thursday feat. Aaron Finch
In a career spanning a decade in international cricket, Aaron Finch has proved himself to be a powerhouse in the limited-overs game at the international level. A veteran of 129 ODIs and 64 T20Is and the captain of the Australian limited-overs setup brings with him a wealth of experience accumulated over the years playing cricket all over the world. Here is a look at 5 records and stats from the illustrious international career of Aaron Finch.
156, 172 - Aaron Finch fills two of the top three spots in the highest T20 international scores. His 172 is the highest ever. He broke his own record of 156 he scored against England in 2013, with a knock of 172 against Zimbabwe at Harare in 2018.
16 - During his world record knock of 172, Aaron Finch also broke the record for the highest number of boundary fours with 16.
Double - Aaron Finch is one of only 7 batsmen, and one of only 2 Australians to have registered two or more centuries in T20 international cricket. The other batsmen on the list include former RCB batsman Chris Gayle, his fellow Australian Glenn Maxwell, Rohit Sharma, Evin Lewis, Martin Guptill, and Colin Munro.
258 - Aaron Finch and David Warner’s 258-run partnership against India in January 2020 is the highest opening partnership against India in ODI cricket. The dynamic opening pair took the Aussies home by 10 wickets with more than 12 overs to spare chasing a target of 256 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
223 - Aaron Finch alongside D’arcy Short holds the record for the second-highest opening partnership in T20 international cricket. The Aussie duo put on a 223-run opening partnership. Finch went on to register the highest-ever international T20 score of 172 against Zimbabwe in that very innings.