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Twitter reactions: Aaron Finch, Nathan Ellis shine as Australia beat Pakistan in one-off T20I



Aaron Finch’s return to type with a sensational half-century and Nathan Ellis’ outstanding four-wicket haul efficiency helped Australia to crush Pakistan in the one-off T20I at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Tuesday.

Finch, who had not scored a fifty within the final 13 T20Is, roared again into the shape, hitting a vital 45-ball 55 to anchor Australia’s chase.

Other than Finch, Travis Head (26), Josh Inglis (24), Marcus Stoinis (23), and Ben McDermott (22 no) chipped in with invaluable contributions to take Australia residence with 5 balls to spare and three wickets in hand.

Earlier, Ellis exhibited excellent bowling abilities to assist the Aussies prohibit the hosts at 162/8 of their allotted 20 overs. Ellis picked up a superb four-wicket haul for 28 in his quota of 4 overs.

For Pakistan, solely captain Babar Azam might stand tall in entrance of an honest Australian bowling assault. The correct-handed batter smashed 66 off 46 deliveries with the assistance of eight boundaries, together with a few sixes.

“It was definitely was, the way in which our bowlers attacked after the beginning they acquired, such an inexperienced assault as properly was incredible. Nathan Ellis got here again properly after a rought begin which confirmed his character. Actually good signal of issues to come back for our white-ball workforce. Every part we do might be with one eye on the World Cup – each within the T20 format and the ODIs. Actually happy with your entire group, we’ve been in bubbles and different issues however the resilience proven over the couple of years has been incredible,” stated Finch after the match.

Right here is how Twitter reacted:

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