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ODI captaincy not on my mind: Finch

IANS  |  Melbourne 

Captaining the Australian team in One-day Internationals is not in Aaron Finch's mind, the said as Australias selectors named

"I hadn't really ever thought about it," Finch told com.au when asked if he wanted to be ODI

"Nobody could foresee the position that Australian is in now," he added.

Regular and vice-are suspended for 12 months for their involvement in the ball-tampering scandal.

Finch was the hot favourite to take the reins of both teams.

"It's an interim position and I'm not exactly sure which way they're going to look or what the long-term plan is going to be leading into the World Cup," Finch said.

"It's just being about the senior player, contributing as much as you can on and off the field to help the team grow, help young guys develop their game at international level. All senior plays play that role at some point."

will head into his first assignment in the ODI series against England after his predecessor resigned from his post in the wake of the ball tampering scandal.

Langer has previously been in charge of in an interim capacity, when the ODI team won a tri-series against and in the in June 2016 and then at the back end of the 2017 home summer with the T20I side against that the hosts lost 2-1.

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First Published: Fri, May 11 2018. 21:58 IST
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