Australian opener Aaron Finch is all set to return to competitive cricket during the Natwest T20 Blast on Thursday after spending nearly two months on the sidelines due to a hamstring tear. Finch who was in good form before the injury is naturally an aggressive player and suits well to the Australian style of play. He has been a regular opener for the Australian’s in the shorter format and has the ability to accumulate runs quickly when on song.
He was a part of the Mumbai Indian’s outfit that won the IPL this season. However, Finch was not there till the final having suffered a hamstring tear while playing for the franchise in April. This injury required a surgery and Finch was sidelined for seven weeks from any form of cricket. Cricket.com.au reported that Finch will now make a comeback into cricket on Thursday. He will be a part of the England county side Yorkshire. Yorkshire are set to play two T20 matches against Northamptonshire and Finch has a chance of playing both the games after recovering from his surgery.
The 28 year old is now the T20 captain for Australia and will want to make a mark in the upcoming matches as it will help him build confidence going into the Australian team for the Ashes. Finch said that he was looking forward to playing for the Yorkshire team. He added that he was now in a good place and excited about playing at Barnsley where the matches are arranged. He also added that he has been feeling good about himself in the nets. He felt that his confidence will help him hit the ground running after a break in his career and that he wants to give his best to help his team win the matches.
Finch was all praises for the Yorkshire team. He said that he missed his team mates in the team and that he couldn’t wait to get back onto the playing surface. He said that Yorkshire was a great club and that it had the secret to breed winner. He said that environment around the team is very healthy and that he expects to help his team prosper with the bat.