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Australia suffered a major setback after the victory over Ireland, two star players injured

New Delhi. Australia captain Aaron Finch suffered a strain in his leg during the T20 World Cup match against Ireland here on Monday. Finch scored a half-century in this match as the defending champions defeated Ireland by 42 runs. Finch played a 44-ball 63 but was seen running between the wickets during the latter part of his innings. With his innings, Australia scored 179 runs for five wickets.

Finch, 35, did not field the entire time during Ireland’s innings. Ireland’s team was bundled out for 137 runs in 18.1 overs. Finch said after the match, “I will go for a scan on Tuesday, I have been troubled by this (injury in the leg muscles) before. The situation doesn’t look bad at the moment but let’s see what the scans reveal.” Singapore-born all-rounder Tim David also spent his entire innings for Ireland off the field but Finch said he had tightness issues and as a precaution. He didn’t come out for fielding.

Player of the match, Finch said that it was a difficult wicket to bat on but he was happy that the team could score well. “It was a good performance,” he said. 180 runs on that wicket was a good score. We knew we had to lay the groundwork early and couldn’t afford to lose four or five wickets.” Ireland captain Andy Balbirnie lauded Lorcan Tucker, who remained unbeaten on 71 off 48 balls but was not supported from the other end. found.

The captain said, “We bowled well but some overs did not suit us and definitely not a good start with the bat but it was good to challenge in the end.” He said, “Looking at the scoreboard, we thought it was Wasn’t against us, not getting wickets again is a problem but what if someone had supported Tucker. The World Cup has been good for him and the wickets here suit him.

Tags: Aaron Finch, Australia, Ireland, T20 World Cup, T20 World Cup 2022



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