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Pat Cummins, The Enthusiastic Skipper Of AUS

Pat Cummins is the Australian player who is the ODI and Test series captain as well. Moreover, the most prominent achievements of his career are the ICC World Test Championship Final 2023 and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.

However, he is regarded as one of the most famous bowlers on Team Australia. Another important feature of his career is that he was part of the team in 2015, when Australia won the ICC World Cup. Moreover, in 2021, when India won the T20 World Cup, he was also part of the team at that time.

Furthermore, he has been the top bowler in the ICC Ranking 2023.

Personal Information of Pat Cummins

Patrick James Cummins is commonly known as Pat Cummins. However, he is also named Cummo and Cider. Yet he was born on May 8, 1993, in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia. Moreover, he is 6’4” tall. Thus, the player is a right-handed batsman. He can do right-arm pace bowling. Moreover, he is the bowler for Team Australia.

Yet he was brought up in Mount Riverview in the Blue Mountains. However, his four siblings were with him there. Later on, he was sent to St. Paul’s Grammar School. Moreover, he idolized Brett Lee as a child. Later on, he played domestic and international cricket with him for a short while.

It is to be noted that he lost his middle finger from his right hand in his childhood. It is to be noted that he studies at the University of Technology Sydney under its Elite Athlete Program. Hence, he graduated in 2017.

As far as his love life goes, he got engaged to his girlfriend, Becky Boston, in February 2020. Hence, he got married in August 2022. Yet they both have a son.

 Personal Details of Pat Cummins

Full NamePatrick James Cummins
Date of BirthMay 8, 1993
Place of BirthWestmead, New South Wales, Australia
NicknameCummo, Cider
Height 6’4”
BattingRight Handed 
BowlingRight Arm Pace Bowling
RoleBowler
General Information
Pat Cummins

International Career of Pat Cummins

Early Career and Injury Struggles

Pat Cummins joined international cricket in 2011. Moreover, he made his debut against South Africa. While it was a series of two T20Is and three ODIs, Moreover, he claimed ten wickets there. Later on, in November 2011, he made his test debut. Thus, he was the youngest test player after Ian Craig in 1953.

Moreover, he was added to the provisional team of Australia for the ICC U-19 World Cup in 2012. Furthermore, Cummins played in the T20 World Cup 2012 and the Sydney Sixers Champions League 2012.

It was so unfortunate for him that he was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back. Ultimately, his participation in the 2013–14 summer leagues was limited. Furthermore, he started playing white-ball cricket in 2014. Later on, he was added to the World Cup 2015 squad.

Back to Test Cricket

Pat Cummins came back to the field after six years of absence in 2017 due to his multiple injuries. However, he bowled 79 overs in the final two tests. Yet it resulted in the wicket-taking tally for Australia for the 2017–18 Ashes.

Furthermore, Pat Cummins scored his first half century for the test in his fourth match. However, it was also against South Africa. However, it confirmed his place in the national team squad.

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Vice Captain Pat Cummins

He became the vice captain twice in 2019, in their series against Sri Lanka. Furthermore, in February 2019, he was awarded the Allan Border Medal. Hence, he became the World No. 1 bowler.

Moreover, he played a series against India. Then he was added to the Australian squad in 2019 for the World Cup. Furthermore, he grabbed his 100th test wicket in the first test of the Ashes series.

Captain Pat Cummins

Cummmins was selected as the 47th captain of Team Australia for the test in November 2021. After the resignation of Tim Paine, However, he was the first pacer to take on the role of full-time captain in the history of Australian cricket.

Furthermore, he grabbed seven wickets in his first match after captaincy in the Ashes 2021–22. Moreover, the following marvelous performance included a 5-wicket haul in the first inning too.

However, despite being absent from Test 2, due to COVID 1, he was still the leading wicket-taker for the third consecutive ashes series. Due to his 21 wickets in four matches, Moreover, Australia defeated England 4-0 under his captaincy.

Furthermore, during Australia’s tour to Pakistan after 24 years under the captaincy of Cummins, He was still the leading wicket-taker in the inaugural Benaud Qadir Trophy series. While he grabbed 12 wickets throughout the test matches with a 22.50 average of bowling,

In addition, he captained the team in the ODI for the first time after Finch. Moreover, his outstanding performance led to the victory of Australia in the ICC World Test Championship 2023 against India between June 7 and 11, 2023. Moreover, he became the fourth captain in the history of the Australian team to win the ICC ODI World Cup.

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International Information of Pat Cummins

National TeamAustralia since 2011
Test DebutNovember 17, 2011 against South Africa
Last TestJuly 28, 2023 against England
ODI DebutOctober 19, 2011 against South Africa
Last ODINovember 19, 2023 against India
T20I DebutOctober 13, 2011 against South Africa
Last T20INovember 4, 2022 against Afghanistan
International Information

Pat Cummins’s Career Statistics

Batting

FormatMatchesRuns50’s100’s
Tests55110020
ODIs8849200
T20Is5011600
FC69143450
List A11370300
T20s12869330
Batting Stats

Bowling

FormatMatchesBallsWickets
Tests5511396239
ODIs884583141
T20Is50109855
FC6913998285
List A1135865180
T20s1282868143
Bowling Stats

Fielding Stats

FormatsCatches
Test29
ODI23
T20I15
FC34
Fielding Stats

Domestic Career of Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins initiated his domestic career in 2010 through franchise cricket. Yet he played from New South Wales in 2010–11. Moreover, he is still part of New South Wales.

Moreover, he joined the Sydney Sixers in 2012–13. Hence, in the 2013-14 session, he joined the Perth Scorchers. But in 2014–15, he signed a contract with the Kolkata Knight Riders. It is to be noted that he was associated with Sydney Thunder from 2014–15 to 2018–19.

Furthermore, it is to be noted that he played through the Delhi Daredevils in 2017. Yet he remained with the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2020–22.

 

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