Finch, Smith fifties steady Australia

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SYDNEY: Australia’s Steve Smith and Aaron Finch both scored half centuries in the semi final against India here at Sydney after David Warner was dismissed early on in the innings, reports.

Smith scored his 50 from 53 balls with the help of six boundaries whereas whereas Finch raised his bat for a half century from 82 balls which included five fours.

Earlier, India dismissed David Warner with the score of 15 on the board. He scored just 12 runs for his team which included one boundary and a six.

Australia are batting at 143/1 with Steve Smith and Aaron Finch at the crease with their score of 73 and 51 runs respectively.