Aaron Finch Says He is Looking Forward To Playing Under The Leadership Of Virat Kohli
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Aaron Finch Says He is Looking Forward To Playing Under The Leadership Of Virat Kohli

Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli and Aaron Finch shake hands. Photo Credit: ICC.

Australian opener Aaron Finch who was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL auction in December 2019 is looking forward to playing under Captain Virat Kohli. Aaron Finch has played 5 Tests, 126 ODIs, and 61 T20Is for Australia. He has gradually become one of the best openers in the world. I know how competitive and driven he is, said Aaron Finch while speaking about the prospect of playing under Virat Kohli in the RCB camp.

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Aaron finch, Harbhajan singh, favourite Indian bowler
Aaron Finch. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Aaron Finch talks about the special element that makes Virat Kohli and Steve Smith differ from others

Aaron Finch spoke to ANI about his desire to play alongside Virat Kohli, and the impact of Justin Langer on his leadership. He also talked about the special element that makes Virat Kohli and Steve Smith different from others.

“I can’t wait to join up with RCB. To get the opportunity to play for a franchise that has some of the greatest players in the world is going to be fun. It will be my first time playing under Virat’s leadership but something I’m very excited about. Having played against him for a number of years now in international cricket and IPL I know how driven and competitive he is, that something I’m looking forward to seeing up close,” 

Steven Smith and Virat Kohli
Steven Smith and Virat Kohli. Credits: Getty Images

“As for the best batsman in the world, you could throw a blanket over a handful of players over 3 formats. The consistency of Steve Smith and Virat Kohli in Test cricket both home and away over a long period of time probably makes them stand out from the rest,” Finch said.”added the Australian ODI and T20I skipper.

Aaron Finch is Looking Forward To The Upcoming World Cups

The T20 world cup which was set to be played in Australia this year had to be postponed to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, in three years (2021-2023), three World Cups will be played (T20 World Cup 2021, T20 World Cup 2022, and 50-over World Cup 2023) .

Steve Waugh, ICC World Cup 2019
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Aaron Finch said he is looking forward to his side being really competitive in all those tournaments. With the appointment of coach Justin Langer, the team has found its way back to the winning ways. Australia is now the number one ranked side in the Test and T20I format, while the Finch-led lineup is at the fifth place in the ODI rankings.

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