T20 World Cup 2021: Aaron Finch To Get Fit Before T20 World Cup 2021
Aaron Finch, Australia’s limited-overs captain, is expected get fit and likely to return to the T20 World Cup 2021 after undergoing knee surgery. The information came from Cricket Australia on Friday. The 34-year-old suffered a right knee injury during the T20 match against the West Indies in St. Lucia last month.
He later missed the ODI series against the West Indies and the T20 series against Bangladesh. His surgery was completed on Thursday. Earlier, he was in a 14-day quarantine at a hotel after returning from Barbados.
Cricket Australia says his cartilage surgery has improved.
‘It will take Finch 8-10 weeks to fully recover. This means he will be able to play in the first match of the T20 World Cup in mid-October, ”said Cricket Australia.
This year’s T20 World Cup 2021 will start on October 16 in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. He also underwent eye surgery on a tour of the West Indies with foot problems. After losing the T20 series 4-1 to West Indies, they lost to Bangladesh by the same margin. Besides, they were all out for just 72 runs in the last T20 against Bangladesh, which is their lowest score in any format of international cricket.