AJ Finch’s dubious distinction – becomes the first Australian captain to score two ducks in a bilateral one-day series

AJ Finch of Australia collected ducks at Hyd-RGS and Mohali in the first and fourth one  day games against India in the ongoing one-day series to provide the 17th occasion of a captain scoring two or more ducks in a bilateral one-day series. All such occasions are tabulated below. He became the first Australian captain to earn this dubious distinction. He also became the 16th captain to earn this distinction

No Player 0 Team Opp Series Venue
1 BRM Taylor 3 Zim Ind 2013 Zimbabwe
2 JM Brearley 2 Eng Aus 1978/79 Australia
3 DI Gower 2 Eng Win 1986/86 West Indies
4 IVA Richards 2 Win Pak 1986/87 Pakistan
5 Wasim Akram 2 Pak Win 1992-93 West Indies
6 SP Fleming 2 NZl Srl 2000/01 Sri Lanka
7 SC Ganguly 2 Ind NZl 2002/03 New Zealand
8 Inzamam-ul-Haq 2 Pak NZl 2003/04 New Zealand
9 GC Smith 2 RSA Ind 2006/07 India
10 CM Wright 2 Sco Ban 2006/07 Bangladesh
11 M Jayawardene 2 Srl Eng 2007/08 Sri Lanka
12 M  Jayawardene 2 Srl Zim 2008/09 Zimbabwe
13 P Utseya 2 Zim Srl 2008/09 Zimbabwe
14 TM Dilshan 2 Srl RSA 2011/12 South Africa
15 BB McCullum 2 NZl Ind 2013/14 India
16 Asghar Afghan 2 Afg Ire 2016 Ireland
17 AJ Finch 2 Aus Ind 2018/19 India

AJ Finch became the fourth captain to  score two or more ducks in a bilateral series against India. Other are BRM Taylor, GC Smith, BB McCullum.

No Player 0 Team Opp Series Venue
1 BRM Taylor 3 Zim Ind 2013 Zimbabwe
2 GC Smith 2 RSA Ind 2006/07 India
3 BB McCullum 2 NZl Ind 2013/14 India  
4 AJ Finch 2 Aus Ind 2018/19 India

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