Search

Finn comes through EPP return

08:40 30 November 2012

England

England's cricketer Steven Finn throws a ball during a practice session in Ahmadabad. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

England Test fast bowler Steven Finn duly completed his comeback match for the Performance Programme, which ended with an innings-and-193-run win over a DY Patil Academy XI today.

Leg-spinner Scott Borthwick took six wickets on the final day, as the hosts were bowled out for just 87.

Finn, who took four for 50 two days ago as he seeks to prove his fitness after a thigh strain in time to push for a place in the third Test against India in Kolkata next week, again bowled well this morning.

While he finished wicketless in seven overs, though, Borthwick took six for 38 and Surrey seamer Stuart Meaker three for eight.

The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed afterwards that Finn will travel on to Kolkata with the Test squad tomorrow.

Meaker, who was called up as cover for the tall Middlesex seamer at the start of this month, will stay with the EPP in Mumbai.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 19:13
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino defended his rotation policy after Tottenham fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Leicester City in the FA Cup fourth round.

Federico Fazio leaps above Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa, who scored against Spurs for the second game in a row

Tottenham were stunned by a late comeback as Premier League basement boys Leicester City struck twice in the final six minutes to knock them out of the FA Cup at White Hart Lane.

Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has urged his players to focus on Tottenham’s objectives rather than their own futures as the end of the January transfer window approaches.

Emmanuel Adebayor

Mauricio Pochettino says Emmanuel Adebayor could captain Tottenham again tomorrow – and he hopes the supporters will stop booing the striker and get behind him.

Most read sport

It’s easy to lose sight of how beautiful London is when you’re crammed into a commuter train. Let these flying Instagram users take you on a bird’s eye tour of London.

People have pretty good memories when it comes to the outstanding performance of a tub of lard on HIGNFY.

The UN ambassador unveiled IMPACT10X10X10, a new initiative to end gender inequality as part of the HeForShe campaign.

David Cameron and Tony Blair are among those paying tribute.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder