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Pat Cummins Wants The IPL To Continue
Kolkata Knight Riders’ all-rounder Pat Cummins suggested that the latest edition of the Indian Premier League should go on amid all the buzz surrounding it due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in India. A number of Australian players have already backed out of the tournament but Cummins is of the opinion that the tournament is something that is entertaining millions of people who are locked inside their homes.
Pat Cummins Donates $50,000 To PM Fund
The Kolkata Knight Riders’ Australian all-rounder Pat Cummins has donated US$ 50,000 “specifically to purchase oxygen supplies for India’s hospitals” to PM Cares. However, Cummins wants the IPL to continue as it provides some kind of entertainment for the Indian audience. “There has been quite a bit of discussion over here as to whether it is appropriate for the IPL to continue while COVID-19 infection rates remain high,” Cummins wrote.
Pat Cummins: Test Cricket Will Suffer With No Spit And Sweat
The world’s top-ranked Test bowler, Pat Cummins believes that the Test Cricket will suffer a lot, if the usage of saliva and sweat to shine the ball get banned in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. According to him, from many years cricketers used sweat & saliva to shine one side of the ball to create movement in the air as the shining part of the ball flies towards the batsman. Pat Cummins thinks that some kind of alternative is very much necessary if the tried and tested technique of creating swing is forbidden.
Pat Cummins, the whole Australian team is massively grateful to have him as the No.1 bowler of the whole world in their ranks. Pat Cummins is one of the most talented in the world cricket although his career has been plagued by numerous injuries. His full name is Patrick James Cummins, current vice-captain of team Australia. Also, he secured his place in the ICC World Cup 2019 team of the Australian squad. Along with representing his country, Pat Cummins also plays domestic cricket for Sydney Thunder. He has emerged as one of the fantastic right-arm fast bowlers of the Australian team. He has acquired the top spot in the ICC Test ranking this year, February.
Here is his small biography about his career, personal life, stats, and many more.
Pat Cummins Early Life:
Pat Cummins was born on 8th May 1993 in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia. From St. Paul Grammar’s School, he finished his schooling. In his early days, he used to play cricket with his brothers and great Brett Lee in the Glenbrook Cricket Club and always wished to be a fantastic fast bowler like Brett Lee. After his schooling, he joined the University of Technology, Sydney to complete a Bachelor of Business degree. But because of his cricket passion and achievements at the Junior club level cricket games, he was selected for Elite Athlete Program scholarship which helped him to complete his graduation program.
Pat Cummins Personal Life & Family:
Peter Cummins is Pat Cummins’s father and Maria Cummins is his mother. Pat Cummins rose in a seven-member family consisting of his parents, two sisters, and three brothers. Laura Cummins and Kara Cummins are his two sisters. And Matt Cummins and Tim Cummins are his two brothers, who are elder than Pat Cummins. He got engaged with his long-time girlfriend Becky Boston.
Test debut on 17 November 2011 against South Africa, ODI debut on November 19, 2011, against South Africa T20 International debut on October 13, 2011, against South Africa.
Pat Cummins Teams
Pat Cummins played with the idolized fast bowler of Australia, Brett Lee for the Glenbrook Cricket Club during his junior cricket. Brett Lee’s awesome playing style always inspired Pat Cummins and he always wants to be like him. Then he played his 1st first-class cricket in the year 2010, for Penrith. For his domestic cricket career, the 2010-11 season was the outstanding season for him and he evolved as the top wicket-taker in the Twenty20 Big Bash League 2010. In this league, he claimed four wickets haul against Tasmania.
Later in his domestic career, he played for Perth Scorchers, Sydney Thunders and Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League, and in the Indian Premier League, he represented Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils.
Pat Cummins played his first International match in the year 2011, against South Africa. It was a two-match Twenty20 series and in whole, he took 5 wickets. in the first match, two wickets and in the second one, he took three wickets.
He made his One Day International and Test debut in the same year in 2011 in October and November month simultaneously. In his ODI debut, he had taken three wickets and in the test match against South Africa, Pat Cummins claimed seven wickets, which was his maiden five-wicket haul.
Rise to Glory
When Pat Cummins played his first Test Cricket in 2011, against South Africa, the Australian team expected too much from the veteran cricketer, and he stood by their expectations and awarded the Man of the Match by taking five wickets.
After that he suffered from many injuries but every time he comebacks in a fantastic way. The economy rate of Pat Cummins in ODI is 5.41 and in Twenty20, his economy rate is 6.81. Both figures are more than the average figures.
The more interesting thing is, in Test Cricket, his economy rate is 2.89 which is impressive for a bowler who has made a number of entry and exits in the team. When he was called to participate in the 2017-18 Ashes final test match, he again proved his talent and took eight wickets in the test match and Man of the Match title also.
Ever since Pat Cummins played his first international match, he has been struggling with many injuries. That’s why the national team of Australia forced to drop him from the squad. The most severe was his back fracture injury which made a lag of long five years in his Test career.
Pat Cummins played cricket for numerous clubs and since the year 2010, he has been an active cricketer of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as well as Big Bash League. It is very rare to get some matches played by him and not taking any wickets.
In the year 2017, Pat Cummins joined with the Delhi Daredevils franchise in the IPL, and in that season, he performed extremely well. In the 2018 IPL auction, Mumbai Indians brought him for Rs.5.4 crore. His basic price was Rs. 2 crores, and there was a battle between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings to grab the Australian bowler, and finally, Mumbai Indians took him.
In the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the fast bowler of Australia, Pat Cummins became the second-highest most expensive cricketer in the 2020 IPL auction by the Kolkata Knight Riders on 19th December (Thursday) in Kolkata for Rs. 15.5 crore.
Before Kolkata Knight Riders jumped in the auction to seal the record deal for Pat Cummins, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils were involved in a strong bidding race for the Australian bowler, whose basic price was Rs. 2 crore. Now the top-class bowler is ranked in MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for bowlers. In the white-ball cricket as well as Twenty20 cricket, Pat Cummins had a fantastic year. At the beginning of the home season, he took seven wickets from five T20 matches against Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
World Cup through the years
Pat Cummins was included in the title-winning 2015 World-Cup tournament Australian squad but because of his injury and other reasons, he played only two matches. In those matches also, he performed extremely well. Since 2017, he has been taking complete command over his fitness and he becomes the first option on the Australian team these days. It has no doubt that the form of Pat Cummins is very important to the chances of Australia in the tournament, the type of strike weapon that he is. Even on flat tracks, his economy rate is much better. He is capable to belt the ball down the order, although taking this responsibility is very tough. A firing and fit Pat Cummins will enhance the hopes of Australia of defending the winning title in England.
Pat Cummins Achievements & facts:
The Australian fast bowler, Pat Cummins became the most costly overseas cricketer in the history of Indian Premier League as Kolkata Knight Riders bought him in the 2020 IPL auctions. Pat Cummins became one of the two-Test vice-captains of Australia in 2019 January along with Travis Head. During his college days, he was one of the scholars of the Elite Athlete Program. When he was 17 years old, Pat Cummins became the youngest cricketer, who was able to get a central contract from Cricket Australia. In the year 2011-2012, Pat Cummins was got the Man of the Match award in the second Test series held between Australia and South Africa. Pat Cummins wickets:
Since the year 2011, when he played for the first time in the national team, Pat Cummins has a tremendous cricket career. Although he is prone to injury throughout his career, he made a fabulous comeback in the national squad every time.
Pat Cummins has played in all formats of cricket for Australia and has 267 numbers of wickets to his name. In Tests, he took 139 wickets, in ODIs -96 wickets and in Twenty20Is, 32 wickets. Along with this, he has participated in 42 first-class matches and has claimed 183 wickets. In 79 List A matches, he took 127 wickets, and in 77 T20 matches, he has taken 92 wickets.
Unknown and Interesting Facts about Pat Cummins In the domestic cricket, Pat Cummins has played for New South Wales and in junior-level cricket for the Glanbrook Blaxland cricket club. Pat Cummins was the youngest cricketer, who was able to receive a central contract from the cricket board of Australia. Although Pat was playing ODIs and T20Is, he could not play Test matches because of his injury. In the year 2017, in a test match between Australia and India, when Mitchel Starc got injured, Pat Cummins got a chance to play in that and he played two matches in which he claimed eight wickets and in that series, he became the second-highest wicket-taker. All total, Pat Cummins played 30 test matches and claimed 143 wickets. If we consider One-day international matches, then he played 61 matches and claimed 98 wickets. When he debuted in Test match against South Africa, then he got an injury in his hill. After suffering from hill injury, again he got back injury and because of this, he forced to take a long break. At the age of only 18 years, he played his debut match. In the 2020 IPL season, Pat Cummins was the most costly player. As per the ICC ranking, Pat Cummins is the number 1 bowler. 30 is his jersey number. Pat Cummins Controversy
Except for one incident, Pat Cummins never involved in any type of controversies. It happened at the time of the home series in the year 2019, November, when there was a Test series between Australia and Pakistan, hosted by Australia. Pat Cummins got a very major breakthrough for the Australian team on the opening day of the Test match when he took Mohammad Rizwan’s wicket.
However, controversy arose as replays of the incident recommended that while bowling, Pat Cummins had overstepped. Everyone shocked to see when the third umpire, Michael Gough announced it as a no-ball. Pat Cummins didn’t react much on the decision but the cricket experts were left baffled on the decision of the umpire.
Things to know about #DilliBoy Pat Cummins
Debut at the age of only 18
Pat Cummins was born in Westmead, which is a suburb in Sydney. In Sydney only, he played his junior cricket and at the age of 17, he represented New South Wales.
Top speed of 153 km/hr (95 miles per hour)
Ever since Pat Cummins played for the national team of Australia, he got everyone’s attention due to his extraordinary capability to clock terrific speeds with the cricket ball. In the World Cup, 2015 in Sydney, he clocked in a 153 km/hr delivery, and later in the tournament, he only broke his own record.
Injury Prone Career
Pat Cummins has always involved with serious injuries in his short career. Despite tasting huge success on his debut match only in all the formats of cricket, he has made only 47 international appearances.
Youngest player to get a central contract
In the year 2011, when he is only 18 years old, he got a central contract from Cricket Australia.
Idolized Brett Lee
When Brett Lee started playing cricket, Pat Cummins was a 6 years old kid and he inspired a lot by Brett Lee. Both Pat Cummins and Brett Lee played for New South Wales in the domestic cricket and also in some matches; this duo represented the Australian national team.
He has won the IPL already
In the 2014 season IPL auction, Pat Cummins was brought by the Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs. 1 crore, and that year, KKR won the title.
Man of the Match in Test debut
Pat Cummins was in the spotlight when he claimed seven wickets in his debut Test match in the year 2011 and awarded Man of the Match title.
Already a World Cup Winner
Pat Cummins was part of the 2015 World Cup-winning squad of Australia.
Pat Cummins Professional Life:
Place of Birth: New South Wales Playing Role: Bowler Batting Style: Right-hand bat Bowling Style: Right-arm fast
Teams Played for: Australia, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, New South Wales, Perth Scorchers, New South Wales Second XI, Sydney Thunder, Sydney Sixers
Formats Played: ODI, T-20, and Test
Pat Cummins plays for the national squad of Australia in ODI/Test/T20, all formats of cricket. He has represented New South Wales, Perth Scorchers, New South Wales Second XI, Sydney Thunder and Sydney Sixers in domestic cricket and also part of Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.
The major role of Pat Cummins in the squad is that of a pacer and is a creative styled right-arm fast bowler, taken a number of wickets for the sides, both in domestic cricket as well as international cricket. Along with bowling, he can also bat in the lower order and is a right-hand batsman.
Favorite Things of Pat Cummins
Favorite color- blue, black, and yellow. Favorite actor- Dwayne Johnson and Will smith. Favorite actress: Natalie Portman. Favorite sportsperson: Brett Lee.
Pat Cummins Personal Details:
Hometown: Westmead, New South Wales, Australia Nationality: Australian Date of Birth: 8th May 1993 Zodiac Sign: Taurus Qualification: Bachelors in Business School: St. Paul’s Grammar School College: University of Technology, Sydney Sexual Orientation: Straight Hobbies: Spending quality time at North beaches of New South Wales and playing a crossword Girlfriend: Becky Boston Religion: Christianity Height: 6’ 4″ Inches Weight: 75 Kg Hair Colour: Brown Eye Colour: Brown
Pat Cummins Net Worth and Income: Estimated net worth is nearly $63 Million as of the year 2019.
Pat Cummins Social Media Profiles:
Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/patcummins30/ Twitter- https://twitter.com/patcummins30?lang=en Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/patcummins30/