Finn should not get carried away by recent success: Benaud

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London, May 30(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Richie Benaud has warned England fast bowler Steven Finn that he should not get carried away by his recent success as there are the Australians waiting in the wings for the Ashes battle.

Finn ripped through the Bangladesh batting with figures of 4-72 to help England take command of the first Test at Lord's.

"Ashes battle is the reason Finn has been chosen at this stage of his career, the England selectors have noted someone who will enjoy bowling on the hard bouncy pitches from the Gabba in Brisbane to the WACA in Perth," Benaud writes in an article for News of The World.

"Whether he will enjoy the days when the temperature is 90 degrees, the pitch has flattened out and the Australian batsmen are after him is entirely another matter."

"However I liked the look of him at this stage of his career and to take four wickets as he did and to be bowling as fast at the end of the day as he was at the beginning is something to remember," he added.

Benaud's remarks came after many former England cricketers said that the 21-year-old has the potential to propel himself into the same cricketing stratosphere as Sir Ian Botham, Bob Willis and Fred Trueman, who remain the three highest English wicket takers in Test history. (ANI)

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