Aaron Finch driven to hospital after coping nasty blow from Mohammed Shami
According to Cricket Australia, Finch has been sent for an X-ray to the hospital and has been confirmed retired hurt.
Perth: Australia suffered a major blow in their second dig on Day Three of the second Test against India at Perth s new Optus Stadium when Aaron Finch was retired hurt after coping a nasty blow on his right index finger from Mohammed Shami.
Visuals of Aaron Finch being driven to the hospital. Retired hurt. #AusvInd
Chetan Narula (@chetannarula) December 16, 2018
The incident occurred just at the stroke of tea when Finch, who was just finding his feet in the innings, was smacked on the gloves by a short delivery from Shami in the 13th over with Australia 33/0, leading by 76 after having bowled the tourists out for 283 after lunch. Finch, who was batting on 25 after smashing five boundaries, seemed to be in a lot of pain and immediately called for the physio, who inspected his finger.
WATCH: Aaron Finch is struck on the finger and is forced to retire hurt.
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According to Cricket Australia, Finch has been sent for an X-ray to the hospital and has been confirmed retired hurt. Usman Khawaja was sent in at No.3 with Finch having to play no role in the remainder of the day.
Not a good sight for Australian fans.
Aaron Finch has retired hurt and is off to hospital after copping a nasty blow from Mohammed Shami.
FOX SPORTS Australia (@FOXSportsAUS) December 16, 2018
The injury on Finch s finger is the same one he hurt at the WACA ground on the eve of the first ODI series against South Africa and at the Adelaide nets off Mitchell Starc in the build-up to the opening Test against India.
At the very least significant haematoma for Aaron Finch as his finger got caught between ball and bat handle. Have to hope no fracture or dislocation to go along with it if he has any hope of returning this Test match but didn t look good, off for X-rays now #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/ryZGUovFRb
NRL PHYSIO (@nrlphysio) December 16, 2018
In the first innings at Perth, Finch, who made his Test debut in the two-match series against Pakistan in UAE recently, registered his maiden half-century on home soil.
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