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Ricky Ponting anoints Glenn Maxwell next Aussie skipper

Changes are coming for the Australian T20 outfit in the wake of a failed World Cup campaign and Ricky Ponting has anointed Glenn Maxwell as the “logical” choice to take over as captain.

Aaron Finch has yet to confirm a complete international exit having watched his team’s final game from the sidelines with a hamstring injury, but it’s likely the 35-year-old will add T20 retirement to his exit from the one-day game.

Australia doesn’t play its next T20 international until next August and Finch said he wouldn’t rush a decision.

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“There’s not another international T20 until August, so there’s quite a long break,” he said on Sunday.

“Still plenty of time to be able to weigh all that up. It’s been a pretty good ride regardless of what…

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