Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Aussie Big-Hitter Back in Action after Hamstring Injury; Cricket

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Aussie Big-Hitter Back in Action after Hamstring Injury; Cricket

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HUGE hitting Australian batsman Aaron Finch will return to competitive cricket action tonight in Barnsley.

Yorkshire's overseas signing will make his comeback following a seven-week lay-off due to a hamstring tear in a T20 double header.

Barnsley Cricket Club will host the games, both of which feature Yorkshire's second XI and Northamptonshire's seconds.

Finch, who sustained his injury in April playing for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League, will play in both matches at the Shaw Lane ground, with the first game starting at 11.30am.

If all goes well, the Australian 20-20 captain will return to first team action on Sunday when Yorkshire Vikings entertain the Northamptonshire Steelbacks, at Headingley, in the NatWest T20 Blast (2.30pm start).

"I'm looking forward to playing this week," said Finch, who arrived in Yorkshire last weekend after completing his rehabilitation in Australia. "I'm in a good place and can't wait to help the side out. …

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