"The response to the campaign has been fantastic, and it was great to see locals running with Finn
during some of the Doha legs.
Deemed "not selectable" at the peak of his problems 18 months ago, Finn
took two wickets in two balls as England produced an outstanding turnaround after their embarrassing 405-run defeat at Lord's.
A match for Finn
was found in May and he has spent five weeks in hospital, including nine days of intense chemotherapy to prepare his body for the new bone marrow.
is raising money for Bliss, the premature baby charity, after he was born nine weeks early at 3lbs 13 and a half ounces.
's blast, though, eventually blew itself out on the immoveable force that is Trott, the now-retired England batsman who finished a rain-shortened opening day on 44 not out to guide Warwickshire to a relatively comfortable 148 for 3 by stumps.
is just nine but he was determined to complete the Coast to Coast route, covering 140 miles, in just three days of intensive riding.
Reactions to the April 21 news ranged from sadness and disappointment among Finn
's supporters, to relief among his critics, with many who spoke to NCR describing the pain of the past few years and a need for the diocese to enter a time of healing.
, 62, is 13 years shy of the normal retirement age of 75.
Ever since that tragic day, Finn
has been calculating time by way of space.
However, it's not his mum Finn
gets to meet this week, but a mysterious stranger called Brad who turns up in the village and seems very keen to gather information on the Barton clan.
From the moment the tousle-haired Finn
stepped on to stage to belt out an effervescent version of the 1981 Split Enz classic History Never Repeats, the faithful knew they were in for a special night.
, who was the only member of England's 17-man Test squad not to feature during the 5-0 Ashes whitewash, was sent home by England's limited-overs coach Ashley Giles during the current one-day series against the Aussies.