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Last week Finch had announced that he would be retiring from ODI cricket following Sunday’s third ODI against New Zealand in Cairns, which the Aussies won by 25 runs.
NZC chief David White said a government decision to push back plans to open the border forced the cancellation of the three-match series
Bowler Josh Hazelwood will be back in action after missing most of Australia's recent 4-0 demolition of England in the Ashes.
From 1987 World Cup win to maiden T20 World Cup triumph in 2021, a look at Australia's eight ICC titles
Australia won their sixth world title in men's cricket after beating New Zealand by eight wickets in the 2021 T20 World Cup final in Dubai on Sunday.
T20 World Cup 2021: From Kohli backing Shami to De Kock making a stand, top 10 moments from tournament
Here's a look back at 10 standout moments from the T20 World Cup 2021.
T20 World Cup 2021: From getting thumped by England to overpowering Kiwis in final, how Australia won maiden title
From surviving scare against South Africa, getting thumped by England, to overpowering Kiwis in final - How Australia won maiden title.
Wade (41*) and Stoinis (40*) forged an unbroken 81-run stand for the sixth wicket to guide Australia to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the second semi-final.
Australia's James Pattinson announces retirement from international cricket; to continue playing for Victoria
Pattinson had recently suffered a knee injury during an intra-squad Victorian trial game.
Highlights, India vs Australia, T20 World Cup 2021 Warm-up Match, Full Cricket Score: India win by 8 wickets
India vs Australia, T20 World Cup warm-up match, Live Updates: Surykumar works a slower ball from Kane Richardson towards fine leg for a boundary with some deft wrist work, getting India closer to the target, before Hardik Pandya finishes off in style with a maximum straight down the ground three balls later! India hammer Australia by eight wickets with 13 balls to spare to make it two wins from as many practice games before their tournament opener against Pakistan this Sunday!
The tournament started in Oman on Sunday with the first round matches. Prior to the showpiece, Australia suffered five series defeats to England, India, New Zealand, West Indies and Bangladesh.
Following a breakthrough in talks with Cricket Australia, the England and Wales Cricket Board on Friday said they had given "conditional approval" for the tour to go ahead.
Australia came to the 2007 World T20 as the favourites, their stature enhanced not just by the fact that they were World No 1 and the reigning world champs, but also because of a squad that was loaded with veritable heavyweights of the sport. But they lost their opener to underdogs Zimbabwe.
The 36-year-old revealed on Monday that he had been suffering pain in his neck and left arm due to a bulging disc which hampered his ability to train at full intensity.
Another notable absentee from the 18-member squad is Belinda Vakarewa, who is also skipping the series due to personal reasons.
Smith is a crucial cog in Australia's drive to retain the urn after their gripping 2019 series in England, where he was the standout performer on his return from a ban for ball-tampering.
Australia set to host Afghanistan for one-off Test before Ashes as CA announce 2021-22 home schedule
The Australians will start their Ashes defence at the Gabba in Brisbane from 8-12 December and, after a three-day break, continue with a day-night Test in Adelaide.
Chappell's views are in contrast to Paine, who recently said he will have no qualms about former skipper Smith returning to the job whenever he chooses to retire.
Australian trio were treated 'despicably' by CA during 2018 ball-tampering investigation, says David Warner's manager
Erskine said they did not deserve the punishment— one-year ban for Smith and Warner and nine-month suspension for Bancroftt— for their role in the scandal during the Cape Town Test against South Africa.
Steve Smith, David Warner and other big names included in Australia's squad for limited-overs tour to West Indies
Marnus Labuschagne however, misses out due to "logistical complexities" of joining the squad from the UK, which would necessitate him to undergo two weeks of quarantine.