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ICC World T20 2014: Glenn Maxwell was the only positive for Australia, says Aaron Finch

Australian opener Aaron Finch owned responsibility for the disastrous  ICC World T20 2014 campaign for Australia and apologised for it and stated that Glenn Maxwell’s big-hitting pyrotechnics were the only bright light in their campaign in Bangladesh.

Warner (48 off 35 balls) was at his punishing best and Finch (71 off 45 balls) joined in the run-flurry to ensure Australia coasted to an easy win in the dead-rubber match against Bangladesh in their final World T20 match.

According to News.com.au, although Finch was happy that he could combine with Warner to produce a good opening knock, he however, believes that both of them have been very disappointing in this tournament as a partnership and as such, were responsible for Australia’s lack of wins in the tournament.

Finch also said that it is even more frustrating that it took them until the final game to have a big partnership and to be out of the tournament already, adding that in the shortest format of the game, a team needs to rely on their openers for a good score and they failed to do that in earlier matches.

He added that they let themselves down in all three disciplines over the first couple of games, adding that they came to Bangladesh with hopes to win the competition and they are going home with nothing.

ICC World T20 2014 schedule: Match time table with venue details

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 20, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at Kolkata

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Dubai

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (19:00 IST)   at Cuttack

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 24, 2014 (03:00 IST)   at Mount Maunganui

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Oct 25, 2014 (09:00 IST)   at Dhaka

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South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 21, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 6 wkts

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 17, 2014  at Dharamsala

India won by 59 runs

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 14, 2014  at Visakhapatnam

Match cancelled

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 12, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Australia won by 1 run

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 11, 2014  at Delhi

India won by 48 runs

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