Afghanistan received five extra points in the World Cup Super League standings because of the no result that took their total to 115 points in the current cycle.
Those being punished received between 21 and 39 lashes each, after being convicted in a local court of theft and adultery, said an official in the governor's office on condition of anonymity.
Afghanistan has been eliminated from the T20 World Cup without a single win.
If England beat Sri Lanka in Sydney in their final game on Saturday, thye will join New Zealand in the semifinal from Group 1.
Finch underwent a fitness test on Wednesday, doing a series of run-throughs and stretches of his hamstring, watched by team fitness staff and selection chair George Bailey.
Sri Lanka chased down the target in 18.3 overs with Dhananjaya de Silva scoring 66 not out off 42 balls.
It was winless Afghanistan's second washout in the Super 12s.
The no-result at the Melbourne Cricket Ground left New Zealand top of Group 1 on three points.
England posted a 5-wicket win after bowling out Afghanistan for 112.
Gurbaz was trapped in front of the wicket for a golden duck.