One of the few cricketers who came out of the 'Sandpaper-gate' saga with his reputation enhanced, Patrick Cummins has long been seen as the future leader of the Australian pace attack. Having made his debut in 2011, his career was beset by numerous injuries resulting in him not playing Tests for his country till the 2017 tour of India. But since then the workhorse has not looked back impressing in every match he plays for Australia. The cricketer from Sydney is now part of a fearsome threesome of Australian pace bowlers along with Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc.read more
There is speculation that the 13th IPL, which was suspended indefinitely due to the global health crisis, might be conducted in October-November if the T20 World Cup in Australia is postponed.
Pujara's exploits with the bat in India's series win in 2018-19 is still fresh in Cummins' mind and he would like to avoid a repeat of the same in the upcoming tour.
Australian pacer Pat Cummins has said that he is in constant touch with his IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, who are 'confident' that the tournament can be played this year.
Australian pacer Pat Cummins has said that any artificial substance like 'wax' could be considered as an alternative for saliva once cricket resumes post-coronavirus.
Earlier this month, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)’s protocols for the return to spot post coronavirus pandemic included ruling out the practice of using spit in a bid to reduce transmission.
Pat Cummins has said that he is excited for a reunion with Kolkata Knight Riders.
The number one ICC Test bowler, who was part of their IPL-2014 winning team, was slated to don KKR jersey again in the IPL this year but the tournament originally scheduled from March 29 has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The talking point right now for any bowler is whether saliva should be allowed to shine the ball in the post-coronavirus era and Cummins feels shining the ball is a must for a fast bowler.
Australia's premier fast bowler Pat Cummins has said that Cheteshwar Pujara was 'a real pain in the back', naming him the toughest batsman to bowl to.
Former Australian bowler Glenn McGrath has named Pat Cummins as the most complete of the current crop of bowlers.
Pat Cummins explained that the Aussie team were trying to play less aggressive cricket after the ball-tampering scandal.
With there being an increase in number of COVID-19 patients with each passing day, the chances of IPL taking place in the near future are grim.
Australian bowler Pat Cummins has said that he'd love for the T20 World Cup, as well as the IPL to take place in 2020.
Earlier this week, Paine named Smith, Cummins, Travis Head, Alex Carey and Marnus Labuschagne among those who could take up the captaincy.
Pat Cummins has been in constant contact with the Kolkata Knight Riders team which bought him for a whopping Rs 15.5 crore last December at the auction, as everyone waits for the league's fate.
Cricket Australia has not directed the players officially with its chief executive Kevin Roberts on Tuesday saying that players were individually contracted to their IPL teams and can make up their own minds to compete in the 2020 IPL or not.
Australia and New Zealand played the first ODI of the three-match series in an empty stadium on Friday amid the outbreak which has so far claimed over 5000 lives.
Australia and New Zealand played out the first ODI of the three-match series in Sydney behind closed doors on Friday.
The ICC announced the winners of annual awards for the year 2019, with Ben Stokes, Rohit Sharma and Pat Cummins claiming major honours.
Pat Cummins met a Kolkata Knight Riders fan, who gifted him a jersey upon his arrival in India.