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Finch sets sight on 2023 World Cup in India
|| Desk Report ||
Australia ODI skipper Aaron Finch has expressed that they have already started planning for the next 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.
The 50-over extravaganza is scheduled to take place in India.
Australia have won the World Cup five times in their history but losing to World champion England in the semifinal was an eye opener for them. They have already started planning to triumph their sixth World Cup Trophy.
“I’m a cricket nuffy so you are always thinking about it, especially being captain and with what’s coming up with the T20 World Cup, whenever that might be, and there’s a couple of them and looking forward to the 2023 50-over World Cup in India,” said Aaron Finch, who wore the armband in absence of Steve Smith whom was banned by Australia Cricket (AC) for 12 months along with two other players for the sandpaper scandal that created a buzz across the world.
“In the 50-over space, it’s about working back from that 2023 World Cup and really getting a detailed plan of how we think we’ll have to win it, what’s the structure of the side we’ll need in India. Is it going to be two spinners, is it going to be an extra all-rounder and kind of work back from there,” Finch told SEN Radio.
The 33-year-old batsman is keen to feature in the next edition and wants to start grooming young players to integrate them into Australia’s next World Cup squad.
“We need to nut out what resources we’ll need in terms of players. If there’s someone new we identify who could perhaps have a big impact, how many games can we get into them over the next two and a half years to make sure they have enough experience so in a high-pressure semi-final you aren’t going in hoping they’ll do well, you know they have the form and enough experience behind them to make sure they are comfortable with the international level,” Finch said.
“It’s either working out what the 15, or say 25 players now, what that looks like, does it match our game plan going forward, or do we pick the side the other way round with a game plan in mind and adapt it that way. It’s not rocket science, it’s going through data and a bit of gut instinct of what you feel will be the trends of one-day cricket. Will it be 400, or will it be that 320-mark with some wearing pitches in India and a couple of spinners in your side?” he concluded.
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