Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell to miss start of IPL 2018

MELBOURNE: Big-hitting Australian batsman Aaron Finch is all set to miss Kings XI Punjab's opening match of the impending Indian Premier League (IPL) as he's because of get hitched with partner Amy Griffiths on April 7.

The 31-year-old used to be introduced via KXIP for Rs 6.2 crore at the IPL 2018 auction in Bengaluru closing month. Not most effective that, Finch's close friend and some other swashbuckling batsman Glenn Maxwell may even skip his group Delhi Daredevils' opening fixture as he has been appointed to MC [Master of Ceremonies] the wedding.

Kings XI Punjab IPL 2018 fixtures

"I saw the fixture this morning - there's no chance I'll be missing my wedding. That'd be a bit tough leaving Amy at the altar, wouldn't it? The second game we play is on the 13th, that'll give me plenty of time to get over there and miss only one game luckily," cricket.com.au quoted Finch, as saying.

Maxwell, who played for Punjab for four years, will now function for DD after being bought via the franchise for an enormous Rs nine crore all the way through the auction closing month.

IPL 2018 will kick-start from April 7 and the Australian duo used to be under the affect that the cash-rich match gets underway at a later date. KXIP will tackle DD in their opening clash on April nine at Feroz Shah Kotla.

Delhi Daredevils IPL 2018 fixtures

Interestingly, each the IPL franchisees [DD and KXIP] are coached via two former Australians who percentage a just right rapport with Finch and Maxwell. Ricky Ponting will mentor Daredevils whilst Brad Hodge has a three-year contract with KXIP.

"This is an interesting one and I haven’t told anyone this before, not even Punter [Ponting] - we've got Aaron Finch's wedding on April 7," mentioned Maxwell used to be quoted saying. "They said the IPL was going to start on the April 15th - he thought the dates were set but we found out about three months ago it was going to start on the eighth."

Finch, however, gets some other shot to lock horns with Maxwell later on this yr's IPL when KXIP host DD in Indore on April 23.

(With ANI Inputs)
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