Steven Finn was born on 4th April 1989 in Watford. With just 16 years of age, he made his first debut in cricket. He played his first ever cricket in Middlesex County Cricket Club’s first-class cricket play. He is recorded to be the youngest player to make his debut in the county cricket and beat the record which was earlier set by Fred Titmus in 1949. Being 6.7 feet in height, he is counted among the tallest bowlers that have been played for England since time.
From 2005 to 2012 he played alongside Andrew Strauss on Middlesex. His father, Terry Finn and mother Diana Finn were so proud of him when he made his debut and cheered him throughout the game. He and his sister, Claire Finn used to play cricket in their childhood and father Terry used to make Steven give critical remarks about his playing style.
With the help of his ever encouraging father, Steven molds into one of the finest player England has produced and that too at such a young age. In just 20 years of age, he managed to play many domestic, national and international matches and proved his worth. Steven is not yet married but he is in a relationship with a beautiful girl, Rose Hall. Maybe in the coming future, we will get the news of their marriage too.
Being one of the most dynamic and ferocious players and with a tall personality, Steven Finn has an athletic body too that made him stand out of the crowd. He was even considered as a potential replacement of Steve Harmison. During his entire course of cricket journey, he achieved many ‘Man of the Match’ titles with some other accolades as well.
The controversy was also a part of his playing style when he used to stump the wickets of the second player while his ball delivery. This was then decided to be considered as no-ball and this was under ‘Finn Law’. Later, he worked hard to get rid of this habit and changed his bowling style a bit. Steven gained popularity in his small age and showed his high rated performances every now and then. He got a lot of name, fame and money by just 20 years of age.
Steven Finn was inclined towards cricket since his childhood days, but he was one big admirer of Watford F.C. He studied at Parmiter’s School in Garston, which was located near Watford.
Steven Finn Net Worth
Being one doting player, Steven Finn has worked hard since the time he developed his interest in cricket. Although not been able to perform in some of the series due to various injuries, he managed to hold his position in England cricket team. His net worth is estimated to be around $0.8 million US dollars as of 2017. And with the coming days and the performance he is showing in the recent past, there won’t be an exaggeration to say that his net worth will increase. His contract with England cricket team is making him play more responsibly and with the coming matches he will show his worth that’s for sure.
Steven Finn is a right arm fast bowler and right-handed batsman. Apart from his domestic career and playing in the Middlesex since 2005 when he was just 16 years old, it was the year 2010 when he made his first debut in the International Cricket. It was a Test Series and the game was against Bangladesh. In the third day of the series, he claimed 9 for 187 against the team and grabs the title of Man of the Match.
In One Day Internationals, he performed for the first time against Australia in the year 2011 and in the same year played in Twenty20 as well against West Indies. By the age of 22 only, when others were practicing to do well in the matches, he already picked 50 Test wickets, securing his position for a longer time in the English team.
He also played under -16 in 2005. Other than this he also played in two Test Series and three One Day Internationals in the Under-19 squad in 2006 in his own country against India. He played for the England Lions at Saudi Arabia tour and impressed everyone with his bowling. With his high-speed performance, he also was listed on the potential list for Twenty20 World Cup in 2009. With his some of the finest games in different years and in small age he was awarded as Best Emerging Player Award at 2010 ICC Awards function.
Injuries and fractures are the part of a player’s life and so is the case with Steven Finn. The result of which he was taken aback from Ashes 2013 but later made his place in One Day Internationals, and gave his best by maintaining 5 for 33 against Indian team in the year 2015 at the Gabba.
Steven Finn Career statistics:
Test debut: England vs Bangladesh at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Mar 12, 2010
Last Test: England vs Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Oct 28, 2016
ODI debut: England vs Australia at The Gabba, Jan 30, 2011
Last ODI: England vs Australia at Old Trafford, Sep 08, 2015
T20 debut: England vs West Indies at Kennington Oval, Sep 23, 2011
Last T20: England vs Australia at Sophia Gardens, Aug 31, 2015
Giving back to back high rated performances in every game, this tall and handsome English player has contributed very well for the England cricket team. Apart from being a very good player, he is also modest and humble in his personal life. When he was awarded as the Outstanding Performer of the Year, he proved that his game is unmatched and he is one talented player England endows.
As a fast bowler, he managed to take some of the finest wickets and helped his team to win in different matches. He was also made a Brand Ambassador of Investec, a specialized bank and asset manager. With his superlative performances it would be a treat to watch him in the coming years.