Aaron Finch is fighting to save his ODI career, but a teammate explains it’s not proving to be a distraction heading into Australia’s opening contest with New Zealand in Cairns.
Steve Smith insists Aaron Finch’s form slump is not a distraction for the team, as he praised the Australian captain’s manful demeanour under pressure.
Finch knuckled down for a longer than usual net session in Cairns on Monday in a bid to get his mind clear and feet moving before his tropical interrogation continues against New Zealand in a three-match ODI series starting on Tuesday.
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During an infamously long form slump in 1996-97, former Test skipper Mark Taylor was renowned for staying positive and upbeat around the team and Smith says Finch too has not let his personal struggles…