Pat Cummins overview

Pat Cummins was born on 8th May in Westmead, New South wales in 1993. Pat is the co-vice-captain of the Australia national team in all three formats. He made his Test debut at the age of 18 and plays domestic cricket for New South Wales. Cummins is Known for his fierce fast bowling and is also a useful tail ender who bats right-handed. In January 2020, Cummins was named as the Test Cricketer of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC).In April 2020 he was picked as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year for his spectacular performances in the 2019 English season in the 2020 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. A Seven-Wicket haul in the match and a Six wicket haul in the second innings on his test debut at the Wanderers in 2011. Australia won that match by a very narrow margin by chasing down the easy target in the second innings with help from Cummins, this performance got noticed and suddenly Pat became the talk of the town.

He was a complete package for the Australian team, having all the right guns in his arsenal at such an early age. He was said to have no real weakness other than his fragile body as he kept getting injured time and again. Due to a stress facture in his back he was out of the International arena for almost six years.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 30 44 6 647 63 17.03 1680 38.51 0 0 2 69 10
ODI 67 43 14 284 36 9.79 386 73.58 0 0 0 20 5
T20 30 13 6 48 13 6.86 42 114.29 0 0 0 3 2
IPL 30 21 8 223 53 17.15 169 131.95 0 0 1 14 12

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 30 57 6761 3121 143 6/23 10/62 2.77 21.83 47.28 5 1
ODI 67 67 3543 3076 108 5/70 5/70 5.21 28.48 32.81 1 0
T20 30 30 660 763 37 3/15 3/15 6.94 20.62 17.84 0 0
IPL 30 30 673 908 29 4/34 4/34 8.1 31.31 23.21 0 0

Early signs

Pat Cummins had played junior cricket for the Glenbrook Blaxland Cricket Club in 2010 before playing first-grade cricket for Penrith. Cummins took 4 for 16 in the preliminary final of the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash against Tasmania in 2010–11 and was named Man of the Match. Cummins finished at the top of the table with Nathan Lyon for the leading wicket-taker in the tournament. Pat made his first-class debut in a match against Tasmania in March 2011.

ODI Career

Pat Cummins got his ODI cap on 19th October 2011 against South Africa. He picked up three wickets on his debut match and since then has played 69 matches and has taken 111 wickets at an average of 28.78. He also has a five-wicket haul to his name. His best bowling figures for Australia are 5/70. His economy rate in ODIs is 5.25, which is pretty impressive given the fact that he has not played too many matches yet.

Test career

Cummins made his Test debut in November 2011 at the Wanderers, this was his fourth first-class match, but it seemed as if he had been playing since ever as he took six wickets in the second innings and a seven wicket haul in the match, this performance made heads turn and Cummins established himself as a reliable asset for the Australian team. Pat has an economy of 2.77 in test cricket. If you look at this figure and you know stuff about cricket, you know that is an impressive figure. Pat Cummins has a lot to show to that world, he is yet to play at its best.

IPL career

Cummins was picked by the KKR - Kolkata of the Indian Premier League for the 2014 season. In the year 2017, he was picked by the Delhi Daredevils team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 4.5 crores. In the 2018 IPL auction, Pat was picked by the MI - Mumbai for a price of 5.4 crores. Cummins had to opt out of the whole tournament due to an injury. In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Raiders for a price of 15.5 crores, making him the most expensive overseas player in IPL auction history.

ICC Trophies

Since the time Cummins made his international debut, he has been suffering due to multiple injuries, most importantly his back fracture. Despite of all the factors Pat has come back stronger each time. Pat has an economy of 2.89 in test cricket. If you look at this figure and you know stuff about cricket, you know that is an impressive figure. Pat Cummins has a lot to show to that world, he is yet to play at its best.

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