Patrick James Cummins burst onto the worldwide cricket scene again in 2010-2011, the place he picked up 11 wickets at a median of 14.09 within the KFC T20 Huge Bash League. From that second, huge issues had been anticipated from him.
Some individuals even touted him as the long run chief of the Australian tempo assault, all on the age of simply 18.
Eight years later, that prediction proved true. On February 11, 2019, Pat Cummins received the Allan Border Medal, which is Australian cricket’s most prestigious particular person award.
Per week later, he claimed the no.1 ICC Take a look at bowling rank, overtaking Kagiso Rabada, and James Anderson.
In turning into the no.1 Take a look at bowler on this planet, Pat additionally turned the primary Australian bowler for the reason that nice Glenn McGrath to realize the no.1 Take a look at rating.
Pat’s final 12 months have been excellent and he’s additionally the co-vice-captain together with South Australian Travis Head.
Regardless of being a difficult 12 months for the Aussies in Checks, the place the crew solely received 4 out of 12 Take a look at matches, the pacer from Westmead, has been the shining gentle for the Take a look at crew in what has been difficult instances.
Within the 2011 Champions League T20 in India, Pat, taking part in for the NSW Blues, made a reputation for himself within the competitors.
He confirmed loads of promise and impressed everybody. One specific efficiency that caught the attention, was the spell towards Indian T20 franchise the Mumbai Indians, the place Pat picked up 1/13 from his spell of 4 overs.
He bowled with uncooked tempo and at instances reached the 150km/h mark. All of that too on the age of 18.
The nice performances within the Champions T20 League led to Pat being chosen within the Australian squad for the 2011 Tour to South Africa in all three codecs.
He made his Take a look at debut towards RSA on the identical tour and acquired seven wickets and scored the profitable runs. That efficiency earned him the person of the match.
As of as we speak, Pat’s bowling stats embody 94 wickets from 20 Checks, at a median of 22.02 at a strike price of 46.82, with 4 5fers and one 10-wicket haul, with greatest figures of 6/23 towards Sri Lanka.
With the bat, Cummins has contributed time and time once more to the crew’s trigger. At instances, he has saved the aspect from additional embarrassment.
The Boxing Day Take a look at towards the Indians is an instance of Pat excelling with the bat in hand. He has scored two half-centuries to this point and has a median of 20.30 batting within the decrease order.
He achieved all-rounder standing in latest instances and is at the moment ranked the seventh greatest All-Rounder within the ICC Take a look at Rankings.
Along with his batting and bowling abilities, Pat is an incredible fielder. The run-out he pulled off within the first Take a look at of the latest collection towards India went viral, even in america.
Cummins will little question be a key bowler for the Aussies come the Ashes later this 12 months and the house summer time towards New Zealand.