County Cricket

Country Cricket: Surrey re-sign Aaron Finch for 2017 season

Australian opener Aaron Finch is set to return to Surrey for the whole of the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast. He will likewise give cover in the Championship when Kumar Sangakkara is away playing in the Caribbean Premier League.

Finch included as an abroad player for Surrey last season, scoring 259 keeps running at a strike rate of 144.69 in six Blast recreations, and additionally averaging 48.66 in the Championship. At Guildford in July, he hit his first ball confronted as a Surrey player for six. He has beforehand had two spells in province cricket at Yorkshire.

The currently appraised No. 2 T20 batsman on the planet as indicated by the ICC rankings, Finch likewise holds the record for the most noteworthy T20 global score.


Surrey’s director of cricket Alec Stewart, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Finchy back to the Kia Oval after his positive impact on and off the field last season. He remains one of the most destructive batsman in world cricket and I’m sure our members and supporters will enjoy watching him again.”

From the following season, the NatWest T20 Blast returns to a solitary square in center of the English summer, going through July and August – a move to some extent intended to attempt and make abroad players accessible for a greater amount of the opposition.