Pat Cummins: News

Pat Cummins is an international cricket player from Australia who is serving as the vice-captain for the Australian national cricket team, as of 2021. The fast bowler and the right-handed batsman captains as well as plays domestic cricket for New South Wales. Cummins was born on May 8, 1993, in New South Wales. He has played 34 Test matches and 69 ODIs in his cricket career. Cummins used to play junior cricket for the Glenbrook Blaxland Cricket Club. He emerged as the leading wicket-taker in the 2010-11 KFC T20 Big Bash League and was declared Man of the Match. His first-class debut came in March 2011 against Tasmania where he took his first four-wicket haul. In 2014, Cummins was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Delhi Daredevils bought him before IPL 2017 and Mumbai Indians bought him during the 2018 IPL auction. However, KKR bought him again in the 2020 IPL auction which made him one of the most expensive overseas players in the history of IPL auction.

WTC Final, Pat Cummins vs Mohammed Shami: Statistical comparison

India and Australia will meet in the high-voltage ICC World Test Championship final, which gets underway on June 7 at London's Kennington Oval.

WTC Final: Decoding Rohit Sharma's numbers against Pat Cummins

Eyes will be on Rohit Sharma as India meet Australia in the ICC World Test Championship final, starting on June 7 at London's Kennington Oval.

Decoding Australia's probable XI for WTC Final

Australia will take on India in the high-voltage ICC World Test Championship final.

WTC Final: Decoding Australia's road to the summit clash

Australia will look to add another ICC trophy to their cabinet as they meet India in the World Test Championship final at London's Kennington Oval, starting on June 7.

Interesting stats of Australia's bowling quartet in Test cricket

Australia were the first side to qualify for the ICC World Test Championship final 2021-23.

31 May 2023

Virat Kohli

How does Virat Kohli fare against Australia's pace trio (Tests)? 

Indian batter Virat Kohli is back to his best. Although his team Royal Challengers Bangalore failed to reach the playoffs, he finished with two consecutive centuries.

ICC Test Rankings: India reclaim top spot, dethrone Australia

India have reclaimed the top spot the in the ICC Test Rankings after displacing Australia in the annual rankings update.

Pat Cummins to lead 17-member Australia squad in WTC final

Pat Cummins will lead a 17-member Australia squad in the upcoming ICC World Test Championship final, starting on June 7 at the Oval.

14 Mar 2023

Steve Smith

 Smith to captain Australia in ODIs as Cummins stays home

Steve Smith will continue his captaincy stint for Australia a little longer as he has been named the skipper for the ODI series against India.

Pat Cummins' mother passes away, Team Australia to sport black-armbands

In an unfortunate development, Pat Cummins' mother Maria has passed away after battling a prolonged illness.

08 Mar 2023

Ravichandran Ashwin

ICC Test Rankings: Ashwin and Anderson share top spot

India's Ravichandran Ashwin and England pacer James Anderson share the top spot in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Bowlers.

06 Mar 2023

Steve Smith

Pat Cummins to miss 4th India Test, Smith to lead 

Steve Smith will continue to lead Australia in the fourth and final Test against India as Pat Cummins remains at home with his ill mother.

06 Mar 2023

Steve Smith

Steve Smith vs Pat Cummins: Decoding their stats as captain 

Australia are likely to miss the services of their regular skipper Pat Cummins in the final Test against India, starting March 9.

Pat Cummins to miss Indore Test due to mother's illness 

In a major blow to Australia, Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the third Test of the four-match series against India, starting March 1.

22 Feb 2023

ICC Test Rankings

James Anderson scripts history, becomes number one ranked Test bowler

England pacer James Anderson is the new number-one ranked bowler in the latest ICC Test Rankings.

20 Feb 2023

Josh Hazlewood

IND vs AUS: Josh Hazlewood ruled out of Test series

In a major blow for Team Australia, Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of the ongoing four-match Test series against India.

IND vs AUS, Pat Cummins returns home: Here's why 

Australian skipper Pat Cummins is set to fly back home midway through the ongoing four-match Test series against India to attend to a 'serious family health issue'.

Who is Australian spinner Matthew Kuhnemann? Here are his stats 

Australia's left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann made his Test debut in the ongoing second game against India.

IND vs AUS, 2nd Test: Australia opt to bat

India are up against Australia in the second Test of the four-match series.

IND vs AUS, 2nd Test: Preview, stats, and Fantasy XI 

India are gearing up to host Australia in the second game of the four-match series.

IND vs AUS, 1st Test: Pat Cummins elects to bat 

India are up against Australia in the opener of the four-match Test series at home.

08 Feb 2023

Aaron Finch

Players who can succeed Aaron Finch as Australia's T20I captain

Aaron Finch's retirement from international cricket has vacated the position of Australia's T20I skipper.

05 Feb 2023

Cheteshwar Pujara

Decoding Cheteshwar Pujara's performance versus Pat Cummins in Tests: Stats

India's Cheteshwar Pujara will face Aussie quick Pat Cummins in the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy, commencing on February 9.

India vs Australia, Test series 2023: Decoding key player battles

India and Australia are gearing up to cross swords in an all-important four-match Test series, starting February 9.

04 Feb 2023

Cameron Green

IND vs AUS: Cameron Green won't bowl in first Test

Australian all-rounder Cameron Green won't be bowling in the opening Test versus India, confirmed team skipper Pat Cummins.

Australia announce 18-member squad for India Test series: Details here 

Australia have announced their 18-member squad for the high-voltage four-Test series versus hosts India.

AUS vs SA, Test series: Smith, Cummins dominate the show

Australia and South Africa saw the third Test end in a draw as the hosts sealed an emphatic 2-0 series win.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test ends in draw: Stats 

The third and final Test between South Africa and Australia ended in a draw, thanks to the weather gods.

AUS vs SA: Hazlewood, Cummins take charge on Day 4

Aussie bowlers dominated Day 4 of the ongoing third and final Test against South Africa at SCG.

AUS vs SA, 3rd Test: Preview, stats, Fantasy XI

Stakes will be incredibly high when Australia and South Africa lock horns in the third and final Test of the series, starting January 4.

25 Dec 2022

Kagiso Rabada

Presenting the best bowling spells of 2022 (Test cricket)

2022 has indeed been a delight for cricket fans as several magnificent matches were played across formats.

IPL 2023: Notable absentees from the auction list

All 10 franchises are gearing up as the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 mini auction approaches.

12 Dec 2022

Josh Hazlewood

AUS vs SA: Josh Hazlewood ruled out of 1st Test

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood will miss the first Test against South Africa, starting December 17 at the Gabba, Brisbane.

09 Dec 2022

Josh Hazlewood

Josh Hazlewood could miss South Africa Test series: Here's why

Australia pace spearhead Josh Hazlewood could miss the upcoming Test series against South Africa.

AUS vs WI: Steven Smith replaces injured Cummins as captain

Australian skipper Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the second and final Test against West Indies, starting December 8.

Pat Cummins completes 200 Test wickets: Key stats

Pat Cummins completed 200 Test wickets during the opening Test against West Indies.

Australia vs West Indies, Tests: Here is the statistical preview

Australia are gearing up to host West Indies in a two-match Test series, starting November 30.

23 Nov 2022

Justin Langer

Justin Langer slams players for leaking information; CA hits back

Justin Langer has once again made headlines with controversial statements regarding Australian players.

Australia vs England, 1st ODI: Preview, stats, and Fantasy XI

Australia are gearing up to host England in the first of the three-match ODI series on Thursday (November 17).

15 Nov 2022

Cricket News

Australian pacer Pat Cummins to skip IPL 2023: Here's why

Aussie seamer Pat Cummins has decided to skip the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 edition.

Pat Cummins appointed Australia men's ODI captain: Details here

Pat Cummins has been handed the reins for the Australia men's ODI team.

19 Sep 2022

Ricky Ponting

Who will be Australia's next ODI captain? Ricky Ponting answers

Aaron Finch recently called time on his ODI career.

24 Jun 2022

Josh Hazlewood

Australia beat Sri Lanka in 5th ODI: Key stats

Australia overcame Sri Lanka in the fifth and final ODI on Friday.

Sri Lanka stun Australia in 2nd ODI: Report and stats

The Australian cricket team was beaten by Sri Lanka in the second ODI on Thursday.

IPL 2022: Pat Cummins ruled out of remaining matches

In a major development, Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) speedster Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.

29 Apr 2022

Adam Zampa

SL vs Australia: Cummins to miss T20Is; Starc, Hazlewood return

Australia on Monday announced squads for their upcoming multi-format series in Sri Lanka, comprising three T20Is, five ODIs, and two Tests.

IPL 2022, Southee vs Cummins at KKR: Decoding the numbers

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are on a four-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.

IPL 2022: KKR hand MI a third successive defeat

Mumbai Indians haven't yet opened their account in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.

3rd Test, Day 3: Pakistan in trouble versus Australia

Australia have taken a significant advantage over Pakistan on Day 3 of the third Test.

22 Feb 2022

David Warner

Australia's Test stars to miss white-ball leg of Pakistan tour

Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday named a 16-man squad for their upcoming white-ball tour of Pakistan, starting March 29.

IPL 2022 Auction: Cummins bought by KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders got back Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins in the IPL 2022 Auction on Saturday.

Indian Premier League: Seven most expensive buys in auction

The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is scheduled to kick off in the last week of March.

06 Feb 2022

Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson blames Pat Cummins for Justin Langer's exit

Former Australian seamer Mitchell Johnson, on Sunday, slammed Pat Cummins for his refusal to back Justin Langer as head coach.

IPL auction: 5 foreign players who could start bidding war

With Indian Premier League mega auction set to be held next month, most of the teams must have already finalized their buying strategy and the players they would like to add to their squad.

28 Dec 2021

Test Cricket

Pat Cummins vs Glenn McGrath: Statistical comparison (after 36 Tests)

Pat Cummins led Australia to victory in the third Test against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Ashes, MCG Test: England reduced to 31/4 in final session

England bounced back on Day 3 of the second Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

26 Dec 2021

England Cricket Team

Ashes 2021-22, 3rd Test: Key takeaways from Day 1

Australia dominated the scenes against England on Day 1 of the Boxing Day Test at the MCG on Sunday.

Pat Cummins likely to play Boxing Day Test: Details here

Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins is set to play the Boxing Day Test against England, starting December 26.

Pat Cummins ruled out of Adelaide Test, Smith leads Australia

Australia's Test captain Pat Cummins has been ruled out of the ongoing Day/Night Test of the 2021/22 Ashes at the Adelaide Oval.

11 Dec 2021

England Cricket Team

The Ashes, Australia beat England in first Test: Records broken

Australia beat England by nine wickets in the first Ashes Test on Day 4 in Brisbane.

08 Dec 2021

Cricket News

Ashes 2021/22, Day 1: England dismissed for 147; Cummins shines

The Australian bowlers decimated England's batting line-up on Day 1 of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.

08 Dec 2021

Cricket News

Ashes 2021/22: Australian skipper Pat Cummins takes historic five-wicket haul

Australia's newly-appointed skipper Pat Cummins took a historic five-wicket haul on the opening day of the Ashes series opener at the Gabba.

26 Nov 2021

Test Cricket

Pat Cummins appointed Australia's Test captain

Australian fast boiwler Pat Cummins has been appointed captain of the Test team.

COVID-19: Pat Cummins donates $50,000 to PM Cares Fund

In a major development, Australian cricketer Pat Cummins has contributed $50,000 to the PM Cares Fund in the fight against COVID-19.

IPL 2021: Decoding the performance of Pat Cummins against RCB

Australian pacer Pat Cummins returned to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) last season after the eastern giants spent heavily on him in the auction.

'Have to bat in the manner I know', says Pujara

India's senior batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was amongst the runs on Day 3 of the ongoing SCG Test against Australia.

MCG Test, Day 4: Australia bundled out in first session

All-rounder Cameron Green's handy knock helped Australia delay the defeat in the first session on Day 4 of the ongoing Boxing Day Test.

17 Dec 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Australia vs India, 1st Test: Day 1 Session 1 report

Australia have started strongly against India on Day 1 of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.

15 Dec 2020

Rahul Dravid

Australia vs India, Test series: Interesting stats from the rivalry

After the conclusion of warm-up games, Australia and India are all set to square-off in the historic Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

30 Nov 2020

David Warner

D'Arcy Short replaces Warner, Cummins rested for white-ball games

Senior players David Warner and Pat Cummins will miss the rest of Australia's white-ball matches against India.

12 Nov 2020

Tim Paine

Pucovski, Green named in Australia Test squad for India series

Australia have included youngsters Will Pucovski and Cameron Green in a 17-member Test squad for their upcoming series against India.

KKR stay alive as RR get knocked out: Records broken

Kolkata Knight Riders overcame Rajasthan Royals in match number 54 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

Rating the performance of the costliest players in IPL 2020

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction was held on December 2019.

Key takeaways from the opening week of IPL 2020

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season started on September 19 and a week has passed by.

Australia back Marcus Stoinis to become finisher like MS Dhoni

Australian fast bowler and vice-captain Pat Cummins, on Saturday, indicated that the team will persist with Marcus Stoinis in the limited-overs set-up.

Jasprit Bumrah vs Pat Cummins: Statistical comparison (international cricket)

Jasprit Bumrah has been the linchpin of Indian bowling attack across formats, ever since he burst on to the international circuit.

Pat Cummins backs IPL if T20 World Cup is delayed

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) would be a "great fit" for the October window if the ICC T20 World Cup is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Australia need to outwit Pujara: Pat Cummins

Australian pace spearhead Pat Cummins believes Cheteshwar Pujara will be a potential threat for the bowlers when India tour Down Under for the Test series.