Bailey - the only selector on tour in New Zealand - attributed Finch's poor form at the Big Bash, where he averaged just 13.8, to five months spent playing cricket in biosecurity bubbles.
India vs Australia: Will Pucovski and Cameron Green named in 17-man Test squad as Aussies look to future
Rookie spinner Mitchell Swepson and seamer Sean Abbott, along with fast bowler Michael Neser, who has long been on the fringes, also made the grade and are in line for debuts for Australia vs India.
Peter Handscomb hurt after omission from Australia's limited-overs squad, eyes spot in 2023 World Cup
Peter Handscomb was earlier this month left out of Australia’s preliminary 26-man squad for their provisional white ball tour of England in September.
George Bailey is expected to focus on selections for the Australia T20 team, with Australia to host the T20 World Cup in less than a year.
Former Australia captain George Bailey set to be part of national selection panel alongside Justin Langer, Trevor Hohns
Although it is believed that CA is showing a keen interest in Bailey because of his vast knowledge of the white-ball formats as a player, especially with next year's Twenty20 World Cup at home round the corner, Oliver said the new selector would also be involved in selecting squads for Test matches
Australia whitewashed Pakistan in a five-match ODI series in the UAE with the help of their limited-overs captain Aaron Finch's scintillating form, who called his performance in the series ‘most consistent with the bat.’
India vs Australia: In-form wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade must be in mix for first Test, feels former Aussie captain George Bailey
The 30-year-old Wade has scored 412 runs at an average of 82.4 to lie at the third place in the list of Sheffield Shield run-scorers.
Former Test opener Chris Rogers will coach the team that will be lead by George Bailey, which also features budding future stars Jack Edwards, Max Bryant, Jason Sangha and Josh Philippe.
George Bailey paid tribute to MS Dhoni as he completed 200 ODIs as India captain in the recently concluded Asia Cup 2018
Former test players Shane Watson and George Bailey will join Australia captains Tim Paine and Rachael Haynes on a panel tasked with drafting a charter of behaviour in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli becomes first-ever batsman to amass 500 runs in bilateral ODI series
Kohli achieved the stellar feat in the sixth and final ODI against South Africa at Centurion.
Pakistan vs World XI: Rusty hosts bank on spinners for positive start against Faf Du Plessis and Co in Lahore
A packed Gaddafi stadium will on Tuesday see a historic encounter between Pakistan and a World XI comprising of some of modern cricket's biggest names.
As cricket returns to Pakistan with a series against World XI, we take a look at the players who form the 15-member squad set to face Pakistan in Lahore on Tuesday.
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Thursday announced that South African captain Faf du Plessis will lead the World XI that comprised illustrious names from at least seven Test playing nations.
From David Warner's comeback to Dinesh Chandimal's consistency: Things we learnt from Sri Lanka-Australia ODIs
Five things we learned from Australia's 4-1 series victory over Sri Lanka after the visitors won the fifth and final one-day international in Pallekele.
John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey's attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinching six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international in Dambulla on Wednesday.
Half-centurion George Bailey starred in Australia's tense run chase as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by two wickets in the third one-day international and took a 2-1 lead in Dambulla on Sunday.
Axar Patel moves to career-best rank of 13, Jasprit Bumrah, Dhaval Kulkarni progress in latest ICC rankings
Indian left-arm spinner Axar Patel jumped 20 places to career-best rank of 13 in the ICC Rankings for ODI bowlers while Jasprit Bumrah and Dhawal Kulkarni also made progress after conclusion of series against Zimbabwe.
South Africa's suspect temperament was exposed as they crashed to a 36-run defeat in the Tri-Nation One-Day International series at Warner Park on Saturday.