“They got 120 off the last 10-which was a great deal”-Finch after the defeat

Australia skipper Aaron Finch admits that bowling sector specially the death over bowling causes them the defeat against India in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 at The Oval in London on Sunday, June 9.

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Virat Kohli playing a shot during the Group Stage match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and Australia at The Oval on June 09, 2019

“They got 120 off the last 10 – which was a great deal. We didn’t get too many wickets and when you have experienced guys and incredible guys it’s extreme for anybody. Being an utilized surface didn’t help with the new ball,” Finch said. He also praised Indian batting. “But we could have been bit more back of a length, but India bat very deep. They just outplayed us.”

He then talked about his playing XI. He also pointed out the wicket of him which was being run-out and defended Warner for his slow start. “You need to asses the conditions and pick the XI. We will be in a better place to make the decision in Taunton. There are 10 ways to get out and run out was one of them. They bowled very well to Warner and he need some more time. He’s a world-class player and will get us to a flier,” the skipper said.

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In the dog fight of the cricket world cup, India prevailed over reigning Champion Australia yesterday on June 2. Winning by 36 runs in high scoring derby at Kennington oval, India staked it strong claim for a birth among the top four.

Australia will play their next match against Pakistan on June 12 in Taunton and India will face New Zealand in their next match on June 13 in Nottingham.

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