Australia’s Test captain, Pat Cummins has confirmed that he has signed for the 2022 IPL blockbuster auction. The right-arm bowler also revealed that, for the time being, he is available for selection in the IPL. Cummins also mentioned that a player ought to be mindful of his commitment and that some cricketers can control their burden effectively than others.
Pat Cummins also stated that a player should be aware of what he is getting himself into. The 28-year-old continued by saying that people are well aware of what they will have to go through and that he’ll have to suffer the bubble environment for some while.
You have to know what you’re signing up for: Cummins
“I’ve signed up for the auction at this stage. I’ll probably have a bit more of a think about it before that auction date. At this stage, I plan to do the IPL. I have no advice for anyone else. I think you’ve got to be aware of (workloads), it could be a lot of time on the road, some people manage that better than others,” said Cummins.
“You have to know what you’re signing up for. It could be a long-ish winter but the last couple of winters have been quiet at home. The traditional tours are still a little way away, it will be bubbles for a little bit longer. Everyone has to be aware of it,” concluded Pat Cummins.
Pat Cummins last appeared on a cricket field during the 5th Ashes Test versus England. Cummins took a total of 7 wickets in the game, guiding Australia to a 146-run victory against England.
Cummins’ tenure as Australia’s full-time Test captain began in a spectacular way, with Australia thrashing England 4-0 in the Ashes series. In terms of the IPL, the right-arm bowler has featured 37 games and grabbed 38 wickets at an avg of 30.13.