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PHOTOS: Aaron Finch Makes History With Highest T20I Score

Updated: July 4, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
 Aaron Finch set a new world record for the highest individual T20I score as he blasted his way to 172 from 76 balls against Zimbabwe in Harare on Tuesday and guided Australia to a 100-run win in their second tri-series encounter. (Image: AP)
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Aaron Finch set a new world record for the highest individual T20I score as he blasted his way to 172 from 76 balls against Zimbabwe in Harare on Tuesday and guided Australia to a 100-run win in their second tri-series encounter. (Image: AP)

 In a ferocious display of batting, the Aussie took his team to a mammoth 229/2 after being put in to bat. With this effort Finch broke his own record set in 2013 when he smashed 156 against England. (Image: AP)
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In a ferocious display of batting, the Aussie took his team to a mammoth 229/2 after being put in to bat. With this effort Finch broke his own record set in 2013 when he smashed 156 against England. (Image: AP)

 On the small Harare ground, Finch took attack to the opposition bowlers and struck 10 sixes and 16 fours in his innings. (Image: AP)
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On the small Harare ground, Finch took attack to the opposition bowlers and struck 10 sixes and 16 fours in his innings. (Image: AP)

 The 31-year-old just needed 50 balls to bring up his hundred, his second in T20Is. (Image: AP)
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The 31-year-old just needed 50 balls to bring up his hundred, his second in T20Is. (Image: AP)

 Australian batsman Aaron Finch plays a shot during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)
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Australian batsman Aaron Finch plays a shot during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club, in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)

 Australian batsman D' Arcy Short congratulates Aaron Finch after he scored 100 during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)
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Australian batsman D' Arcy Short congratulates Aaron Finch after he scored 100 during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)

 Australian batsman Aaron Finch celebrates scoring 100 during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)
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Australian batsman Aaron Finch celebrates scoring 100 during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)

 Australian batsman D' Arcy Short and Aaron Finch make a run during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)
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Australian batsman D' Arcy Short and Aaron Finch make a run during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)

 Australia captain Aaron Finch plays a shot during the third match played between Australia and hosts Zimbabwe as part of a T20 tri-series which includes Pakistan at Harare Sports Club, on July 3, 2018. (Image: AFP)
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Australia captain Aaron Finch plays a shot during the third match played between Australia and hosts Zimbabwe as part of a T20 tri-series which includes Pakistan at Harare Sports Club, on July 3, 2018. (Image: AFP)

 Australia captain Aaron Finch is congratulated by team mate Glenn Maxwell during the third match played between Australia and hosts Zimbabwe as part of a T20 tri-series which includes Pakistan at Harare Sports Club. (Image: AFP)
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Australia captain Aaron Finch is congratulated by team mate Glenn Maxwell during the third match played between Australia and hosts Zimbabwe as part of a T20 tri-series which includes Pakistan at Harare Sports Club. (Image: AFP)

 Zimbabwean wicketkeeper Peter Joseph Moor runs after the ball while Australian batsman Aaron Finch makes a quick run during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)
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Zimbabwean wicketkeeper Peter Joseph Moor runs after the ball while Australian batsman Aaron Finch makes a quick run during the T20 cricket match against Zimbabwe. (Image: AP)

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