Melbourne — Six months after being slammed by critics, Australia’s one-day team is building nicely in the lead-up to the Cricket World Cup with all the players singing from the same song sheet, captain Aaron Finch has said. Resurgent Australia completed a 5-0 whitewash of Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday, with all top four batsmen posting half-centuries in a commanding 20-run win, the team’s eighth in succession. The turnaround, which included a 3-2 series win in India prior to the United Arab Emirates tour, is all the more remarkable given that it comes in the wake of a six-series losing streak dating back to January 2016. “If you think back to six months ago, a lot of people were slamming us, a lot of people were writing us off for not just one-day cricket but all forms of cricket,” Finch told reporters. “When you’re building towards something and you’ve changed a bit of your strategy and game plan, I think it can take a little bit of time to develop. “It took a bit of time for guys ma...

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