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Pat Cummins Pat Cummins Height: 1.92 m DOB: May 8, 1993

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.

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'Brick wall' Pujara was big wicket for Cummins once Kohli returned home after 1st Test in Australia

Cricket | Feb 11, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

Cummins, who was Australia vice-captain for the four-match Test series, said Pujara turned out to be the deciding factor with his rock solid performances with the bat.

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Watch: Ajinkya Rahane left bemused by Pat Cummins bouncer in Brisbane Test final day thriller

Cricket | Jan 19, 2021, 10:12 AM IST

Watch: Ajinkya Rahane's attempt of an all-out attack was short-lived with the stand-in Indian skipper falling prey to Pat Cummins' bouncer in the 57th over. 

Rishabh Pant

AUS vs IND 3rd Test: Pant set us up, says R Ashwin after Sydney Test heroics

Cricket | Jan 11, 2021, 01:56 PM IST

While Ashiwn and Vihari handled the Aussie pace attack and spin wizardry of Nathan Lyon pretty well, Ashwin admitted that the pitch was of no help in the partnership especially with Pat Cummins coming at them with all his mights.

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AUS vs IND | We were going to make it as hard as possible for Cheteshwar Pujara: Pat Cummins

Cricket | Jan 09, 2021, 03:40 PM IST

The world's number one bowler returned fine figures of 4/29 and dismissed Pujara, who had been a thorn in Australia's flesh during the 2018-19 series, for the fourth time in the ongoing rubber.

Steve Smith

AUS vs IND | Absolutely no stress: Cummins backs Smith, Labuschagne to come good

Cricket | Dec 30, 2020, 01:56 PM IST

Smith, who was named Test player of the decade this week, has managed just 10 runs in the first two matches, while Labuschagne could not capitalise on the starts with scores of 47, 6, 48 and 28 in the four innings so far.

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AUS vs IND | Australia remain favourites in the last two Tests, feels confident Pat Cummins

Cricket | Dec 30, 2020, 11:03 AM IST

Both Smith and Labuschagne have not been among runs with Smith aggregating just 10 across four innings at an abysmal average of 3.33 and Labuschagne doing slightly better but lower than his standards

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AUS vs IND | Not surprised that India came hard in Melbourne Test: Pat Cummins

Cricket | Dec 30, 2020, 10:18 AM IST

India shrugged off the Adelaide Test humiliation to level the four-match series 1-1 with an eight wicket win in Melbourne inside four days.

Shubman Gill

AUS vs IND 2nd Test: Watch Shubman Gill fall to Cummins just five runs short of fifty on debut

Cricket | Dec 27, 2020, 12:48 PM IST

The debutant, who looked in firm control of his innings with a 65-ball 45, was caught behind by Tim Paine after he nicked an outswinger by Pat Cummins.

Tim Paine takes a screamer to dismiss Cheteshwar Pujara

Boxing Day Test: Tim Paine takes a one-handed blinder to dismiss Cheteshwar Pujara - WATCH

Cricket | Dec 27, 2020, 06:36 AM IST

Paine had dropped a catch early on Sunday morning but did no mistake in completing the dismissal of Cheteshwar Pujara. 

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Aus vs Ind: Pat Cummins fears a flat batting pitch at MCG for Boxing day Test

Cricket | Dec 20, 2020, 01:42 PM IST

The Oz pacer acknowledged the help offered by the lively track here and wants a similar "sporting" pitch for the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne

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Really happy with that one in particular: Pat Cummins relishes Cheteshwar Pujara's wicket

Cricket | Dec 19, 2020, 07:44 PM IST

Australia had lost a series at home to India for the first time in history in 2018-19 after losing the Tests at Adelaide and Melbourne. Pujara scored three centuries in that series to wear out the Australian bowling attack.

Josh Hazlewood

Aus vs Ind 1st Test Day 3: Bowling fuller and straight did the trick for Josh Hazlewood in big win

Cricket | Dec 19, 2020, 06:29 PM IST

After getting somewhat subdued by Indian batsmen in the first innings, Hazlewood said he is surprised at how Indian wickets fell so quickly after tweaking the line and length on Day 3

Tim Paine

Aus vs Ind 1st Test Day 3: Didn’t expect win to come that quick, says Australian skipper Tim Paine

Cricket | Dec 19, 2020, 06:29 PM IST

After an emphatic eight-wicket win over India with two days to spare, the man of the match admitted he expected a real dog fight from the visitors given the quality of their pace attack.

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Aus vs Ind 1st Test Day 3: Hazlewood and Cummins reach personal milestones amid perfect spell

Cricket | Dec 19, 2020, 06:30 PM IST

Hazlewood and Cummins pick their 200th and 150th Test scalp respectively while bundling out India for record 36.

Virat Kohli

Aus vs Ind 1st Test Day 3: Indian batting at fault for crumbling under pressure in horror display

Cricket | Dec 19, 2020, 06:27 PM IST

A look at what Hazlewood and Cummins did right on Saturday morning to bundle out Team India for an unwanted record lowest total of 36.

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'Eat your heart out Glenn McGrath!': Watch Pat Cummins' brilliant setup to dismiss Mayank Agarwal

Cricket | Dec 17, 2020, 12:07 PM IST

Pat Cummins bowled a peach of a delivery to dismiss Mayank Agarwal in the first innings of the Adelaide Test.

Mohammed Shami Jasprit Bumrah.

Aus vs Ind: Oz pace attack no match to Bumrah and Shami, says former spinner Robertson

Cricket | Dec 17, 2020, 08:19 AM IST

The former Australian Test cricketer feels Aussie pace attack sometimes gets wobbly while Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah are going to create problems for the home side with the pink ball.

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AUS vs IND: Pink ball zips around more, captains have to manage tactics: Pat Cummins on D/N Test

Cricket | Dec 15, 2020, 07:52 PM IST

India have played just one pink ball Test, winning it convincingly against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in November last year.

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Australia-India series: Michael Clarke backs Pat Cummins to succeed Tim Paine as Test skipper

Cricket | Dec 11, 2020, 02:53 PM IST

With the 36-year-old Paine reaching the fag end of his career, a fresh captaincy discussion has started.

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AUS vs IND: Pat Cummins wants 'pace and bounce' in pitches for Test series

Cricket | Dec 11, 2020, 09:37 AM IST

Pat Cummins has said that he wants a fair balance between the bat and ball in the upcoming four-Test series between Australia and India.

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