Australia’s Finch smashes own record for highest T20I score

Australia´s Aaron Finch smashed his own record for the highest individual score in a Twenty20 International on Tuesday, blasting 172 off 76 balls in a tri-series match against Zimbabwe in Harare.

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Finch, whose surpassed his previous best of 156 against England in 2013, smashed 10 sixes and 16 fours before being hit wicket off the bowling of Blessing Muzarabani.

The 31-year-old put on a record opening stand of 223 with fellow opener D´Arcy Short, bettering the 171-run stand between New Zealanders Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson against Pakistan in 2016.

Australia posted 229-2 in their 20 overs.

 

Reuters.

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