Pat Cummins Biography, Age, Height, Wickets, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Patrick James Cummins, popularly known as Pat Cummins was born in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia on 8 May 1993. Pat Cummins is an Australian right-arm fast bowler who has been a consistent part of the national side for almost 5 years in all three formats. Presently, Pat Cummins is the Captain of the Australian Test team and vice-captain of the Australian limited-overs squad. Pat Cummins also has the ability to hit the ball hard in the lower middle order mostly in the limited-overs format. Cummins is the best test bowler in the world as of now. In TATA IPL 2022, Pat Cummins was roped in Kolkata Knight Riders in the mega auction for a whopping amount of 7.25 crores. Cummins made a record of the joint-fastest half-century in the history of IPL in just 14 balls.

Pat Cummins Early Life and Education

Pat Cummins started playing cricket at an early age of 6 years. Cummins visited St. Paul’s Grammar School and played a lot of matches for his school team in the early years. After some years, Cummins started playing for Glenbrook- Blaxland Cricket Club in the Mountains in 2008. He also represented New South Wales in the Under-17 and then Under-19 level matches. Pat Cummins did his graduation in Business from University of Technology, Sydney in an Athlete Program in 2017.

Pat Cummins International Debut

Pat Cummins Test Debut – 17 November 2011 against South Africa

Pat Cummins ODI Debut – 19 October 2011 against South Africa

Pat Cummins T20I Debut – 13 October 2011 against South Africa

Pat Cummins Career

Pat Cummins Domestic Career

Pat Cummins made his first-class debut for New South Wales in 2010 in a match against Tasmania. He picked 2 wickets on his debut.

A month later, he made his List-A debut for New South Wales in a match against Queensland in Sydney and took 1 wicket on his debut.

In KFC T20 Big Bash league, Pat Cummins picked 4 wickets in the final match against Tasmania and helped his team in winning the match. He was also awarded with Player of the Match award. Pat Cummins picked highest wickets in the tournament.

Cummins has played 55 first-class matches and taken 243 wickets with the best bowling figures of 6/23 in a match and 7 five wicket hauls. He has scored 1167 runs in first class matches.

Pat Cummins International Career

Pat Cummins made his International Debut against South Africa in a T20I match on 13 October 2011. Cummins picked 1 wicket on his debut.

Few days later, He made his ODI debut against South Africa and took 2 wickets on his ODI debut and helped his team in winning the match. In the complete limited over series, Cummins picked 10 wickets.

On 17 November 2011, Pat Cummins made his Test debut against South Africa and took 7 wickets in the match including 6 wickets in the second innings. He was awarded with Player of the match award on his debut and also made a record of youngest player to debut for Australia in Test Cricket.

Pat Cummins suffered an injury in 2011 that caused him 3 years of his cricketing career.

Pat Cummins made a strong comeback in 2014 and then was picked up in the World Cup 2015 squad for Australia. He played 4 matches in the tournament and picked 4 wickets. He also made a remarkable comeback in the Test cricket after over 5 years in 2017 and bowled 79 overs in the final test of the series against India.

He was picked up in the Ashes 2017. Australia won the series with 4-0 and Cummins grabbed 23 wickets in 5 tests and ended up as the highest wicket

taker of the series. Cummins also gave some crucial contributions with the bat in the series.

In a series against South Africa in 2017-18, he picked 22 wickets in 4 matches and became the leading wicket taker of the series.

In a series against India in 2018, Cummins took 14 wickets in the series and rise as the lone warrior in the defeated Australian side.

In 2019, Pat Cummins was appointed as the Vice-captain of the Australian Test team. In his first match as vice-captain against Sri Lanka, Cummins took 10 wickets in the match and won Player of the Match award.

In the same year, he became the Number 1 test bowler in the world.

In Ashes 2019, Pat Cummins took 29 wickets in 5 matches and again ended up as the highest wicket taker in the series as he rattled England’s batting unit in all the matches.

In 2020-21 Test series against India, Pat Cummins took 21 wickets in 4 matches and was named as Player of the series even when Australia lost the series on their own soil.

In ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Pat Cummins took 5 wickets in 6 matches and helped his team in winning the title for the first time in the history.

In November 2021, Pat Cummins was appointed as the captain of the Australian team.

In his first series as the captain, Pat Cummins took 21 wickets in Ashes 2021-22 and ended up as the highest wicket taker consecutively for the third time in a row.

Pat Cummins also led his team from the front in the away series against Pakistan and won it by 1-0. He picked 12 wickets in 3 tests in the series where batters had their say against all other bowlers.

Pat Cummins IPL Career

Pat Cummins made his IPL debut in season 2014 when he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders. Cummins played a single match and took 1 wicket.

In 2017, Pat Cummins was roped in by Delhi Daredevils and took 15 wickets in 12 matches.

Pat Cummins made a comeback in IPL 2020 and was roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping amount of 15.50 crores becoming the most expensive foreign player in the history of IPL.

Cummins played 14 matches and took 12 wickets in the season. He also scored 146 runs in the tournament.

In IPL 2021, Pat Cummins took 9 wickets in 7 matches he played for KKR.

In TATA IPL 2022, Pat Cummins was roped in Kolkata Knight Riders in the mega auction for a whopping amount of 7.25 crores. Cummins made a record of joint-fastest half century in the history of IPL in just 14 balls.

Pat Cummins Stats

In Tests, Pat Cummins has played 41 matches and taken 197 wickets with the best bowling figures of 6/23 in an innings.

In ODIs, Pat Cummins has played 69 matches and taken 111 wickets with the best bowling figures of 5/70 in a match.

In T20Is, Pat Cummins has played 39 matches and taken 44 wickets with the best bowling figures of 3/15 in a match.

In IPL, Pat Cummins has played 42 matches and taken 45 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/34 in a match.

Pat Cummins Records

· Number 1 Test bowler in the world.

· ICC World Test XI in 2019.

· ICC Test player of the year in 2019.

· Leading wicket taker in 3 consecutive Ashes series.

Pat Cummins Family

Pat Cummins got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Becky Coston in February 2020. The couple were blessed with a son named Albon Cummins.

Personal Information

Pat Cummins Full Name: Patrick James Cummins

Pat Cummins Nick Name: Cummo

Pat Cummins Height: 192 cm

Pat Cummins Birthplace: Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Pat Cummins Date of Birth: 8 May 1993

Pat Cummins Age: 29 years

Pat Cummins Nationality: Australian

Pat Cummins Religion: Christian

Pat Cummins Marital Status: Unmarried

Pat Cummins Jersey Number: 30

Pat Cummins Batting style: Right-hand bat

Pat Cummins Bowling Style: Right-arm fast

Pat Cummins Hobbies: Listening Music

FAQs

1. When Pat Cummins made his debut for Australia?

Pat Cummins made his International Debut against South Africa in a T20I match on 13 October 2011 and picked 1 wicket on his debut.

2. When Pat Cummins made his debut in IPL?

Pat Cummins made his IPL debut in season 2014 when he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders.

3. How many wickets Pat Cummins has taken in IPL?

In IPL, Pat Cummins has played 42 matches and taken 45 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/34 in a match.

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