Australia tour of England and Scotland, 1st T20I: England v Australia at Southampton, Aug 29, 2013
Australia won by 39 runs
29 August 2013 - night match (20-over match)

Finn to Finch, SIX, just back of a length on off stump and Finch is onto it straight away to slam it over deep square leg, absolutely nailed, was probably a good length ball actually, that was creamed just rocking back

Australia 9/0   AJ Finch 6* (1b 1x6)   ST Finn 0.5-0-7-0

Finn to Finch, SIX, slower ball, 76mph, spotted and slugged off the stumps over square leg into the crowd, got the timing spot on there, big strike

Australia 49/1   AJ Finch 37* (18b 4x4 2x6)   ST Finn 3-0-31-0

Dernbach to Finch, SIX, what a shot, takes a length ball two feet wide of off stump and lifts it over cover for six, absolutely nailed it, but Finch fell over towards the leg side, remarkable stroke

Australia 58/1   AJ Finch 44* (21b 4x4 3x6)   JW Dernbach 1-0-9-0

Briggs to Marsh, SIX, slog sweep off the stumps and clears cow corner, wide of long-on, didn't time it at all but enough club to clear the fence

Australia 70/1   SE Marsh 17* (12b 1x4 1x6)   DR Briggs 0.5-0-12-0

Bopara to Finch, SIX, slower ball, spotted outside off and smashed down the ground, superb strike and goes to fifty with a great stroke, what a knock this is

Australia 82/1   AJ Finch 55* (26b 5x4 4x6)   RS Bopara 0.4-0-11-0

Root to Finch, SIX, stays around the wicket, full on the stumps, swung down the ground, has he got enough of this, yep, six more

Australia 102/1   AJ Finch 71* (32b 7x4 5x6)   JE Root 0.2-0-7-0

Root to Finch, SIX, another huge strike, straight down the ground this time, and almighty smack, it went a long way up and cleared the straight rope easily

Australia 108/1   AJ Finch 77* (33b 7x4 6x6)   JE Root 0.3-0-13-0

Root to Finch, SIX, steps to leg but sees it off the stumps and thwacks it into the stands, flat and hard, massive strike, right off the meat

Australia 114/1   AJ Finch 83* (34b 7x4 7x6)   JE Root 0.4-0-19-0

Broad to Finch, SIX, top edged pull, has it found long leg, no! There's the century, what an innings from Aaron Finch, just 47 balls for the century, the first T20 international ton in Britain

Australia 152/2   AJ Finch 105* (47b 9x4 8x6)   SCJ Broad 2.3-0-23-1

Wright to Finch, SIX, full and on the stumps, smashed at and finds the crowd again, huge strike, nailed it, it went miles up but again enough length

Australia 165/2   AJ Finch 114* (50b 9x4 9x6)   LJ Wright 1.2-0-12-0

Wright to Finch, SIX, slower ball, 64mph, safe to say Finch read it, rocking back and hammered into the stands over square leg

Australia 171/2   AJ Finch 120* (51b 9x4 10x6)   LJ Wright 1.3-0-18-0

Wright to Watson, SIX, full length a foot outside off, Watson clears the front leg and smashes it straight over the bowler's head, straight as a dye and all the way for six

Australia 178/2   SR Watson 24* (11b 3x4 1x6)   LJ Wright 1.5-0-25-0

Broad to Finch, SIX, short on off stump, Finch steps away and heaves it over cover, what a shot, that's now the highest score in T20 internationals

Australia 186/2   AJ Finch 127* (53b 9x4 11x6)   SCJ Broad 3.1-0-34-1

Broad to Watson, SIX, full length on the stumps, Watson again clears the front leg and nails it over long-on, the fourth umpire takes a fine catch

Australia 193/2   SR Watson 32* (13b 3x4 2x6)   SCJ Broad 3.3-0-41-1

Briggs to Finch, SIX, dragged down and heaved over the leg side, Morgan dives back at deep midwicket but there's enough carry to get that for six more

Australia 209/2   AJ Finch 139* (57b 10x4 12x6)   DR Briggs 3.2-0-38-1

Briggs to Finch, SIX, down the track and this time Morgan watches it sail over his head, huge, lovely timing

Australia 215/2   AJ Finch 145* (58b 10x4 13x6)   DR Briggs 3.3-0-44-1

Briggs to Finch, SIX, another full toss, this outside off stump, Finch, times the pants off it again and pummels it into the seats over midwicket, that's now the most number of sixes in a international T20

Australia 221/2   AJ Finch 151* (60b 10x4 14x6)   DR Briggs 3.5-0-50-1

Finn to Wade, SIX, length a foot wide of off stump, Wade able to take a clean swing at it and clears long-on, great strike

Australia 238/5   MS Wade 10* (4b 1x4 1x6)   ST Finn 3.5-0-41-1





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