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IPL 7: I should have scored heavily towards the end, admits Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch scored 68 in 62 balls against Mumbai Indians © IANS
Aaron Finch scored 68 in 62 balls against Mumbai Indians © IANS

May 13, 2014

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) opener Aaron Finch admitted that he could have scored more heavily in the middle overs and towards the end after their team were outclassed by Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 at Hyderabad on Monday night. Finch got off to a quick start but slowed down later to score 68 in 62 balls.

“I thought we should have got a lot more on the board and I take full responsibility for not getting us the target that we wanted to achieve. I should have scored heavily in that middle period and in the backend of the slog overs. It was my responsibility and I did not fulfill it. It was frustrating that I could not find the middle of the bat in the end, which held us back by 10 or 15 runs. Credit to David Warner for accelerating the scoring and he played a fantastic innings. Unfortunately, we couldn’t get the points,” Finch was quoted as saying to the official website of the IPL.

On what was considered to be a good wicket for the bowlers, SRH looked comfortable when they posted 157. But Lendl Simmons (68) and Ambati Rayudu(68) completed a clinical chase. “I thought the Mumbai Indians got off to a good start and when you have a big partnership like the one that Ambati Rayudu and Lendl Simmons had, it gets quite hard to contain the opposition,” said Finch.

Finch showered praise on his fellow Australian teammate Warner for his quikfire 55 from 31 balls. “I think it is fantastic for him. David Warner is a quality player and has been successful in all formats of the game. He is a guy who can adapt to different things and we have seen the results that he has put on the board over the last few innings. I think Warner has found a home at No.4,” he said.

“He is someone who is always prepared to put the side in front of himself, and that is the kind of teammate he is. He played the role in the middle order for the Delhi Daredevils in the past and has been successful for the Sunrisers Hyderabad so far,” Finch added.

On his own form, the explosive right -hander said, “I have not been in the greatest of forms lately and my statistics have reflected that. It was nice to get some runs tonight and contribute to the team with a big partnership. But it still was not for a winning cause. I would rather get a zero and win the game.”

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