Pat Cummins is an Australian cricketer who has been a potential star at a young age. The fierce bowler has so far displayed outstanding records from his unique skills. In 2011 he set an international arena ablaze with his test première. On top of that, Pat has showcased his talent in various matches such as ODI’S, T20Is, Test, First Class, and Twenty-Twenty.
The right-handed bowler is currently the vice-captain of the Australia national team in all formats. With all that in mind, here is everything you need to know about his career and achievements.
|Full Name||Patrick Cummins|
|Born In||West Mead, New South Wales, Australia|
|Bowl Style||Right-Arm Fast|
|Birth Date||8 May 1993|
|Height||1.92m (6ft 4in)|
|Net Worth||15 Crore to 25 Crore Rupees|
|Teams||New South Wales, Sydney Sixers, Perth Scorcher, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sydney Thunder, Delhi DareDevils , Kolkata Knight Riders|
So far, Pat Cummins has displayed remarkable results despite ups and downs. Here are his stats and achievements throughout his career.
Also known as “Cummo,” Pat Cummins is among the famous cricketers who have transitioned to the world-famous and bold batsman across all formats. His journey kicked off at a young age when he was 18 years and was quickly identified as a future star. He was the youngest player to earn a central contract with Cricket Australia in 2011.
In First Class games, Pat Cummins went into the deep end of Test Cricket which was against South Africa. He got 6-79 in the second innings and hit winning runs to be named man of the match in Australia’s narrow win. However, he was discontinued when he got injured and had to wait for six years. Finally, after the long run of injuries, he came back healthy and physically fit.
He later came back in 2018 and managed to rise again as a standard player. Unfortunately, during several winter tours in the same year, he was unavailable because of the same issue that kept on recurring. But after careful management, he again rose to a Text fixture from 2017 to 2018 Ashes onwards. As a result, Pat Cummins became the number one ranked Test bowler worldwide as of Jan 2020.
He also became number 5 in ODI cricket and won Australia’s most coveted Allan Border Medal as the 2018-2019 men’s character of the year. The tall, lanky lad’s recent success has made him earn many bids ahead of the Indian T20 League 13th season. For this reason, he was bought by Kolkata for INR 15.5, thus the most expensive foreign buyer.
Patrick started his journey at the tender age of 17 years. However, he has managed to make outstanding records in his domestic matches. His first match recorded great results in the New South Wales side in a Big Bash match against Tasmania. Moreover, Pat Cummins played junior cricket in the Blue Mountains for Glenbrook Blaxland. He later played for Penrith First grade in 2010 at the Blue Mountains.
Later on, he was named man of the match after taking 4 for 16 in the finals of 2010/11 KFC Twenty 20 Big Bash against Tasmania. As time went by, he joined the Sydney Sixers Franchise and Perth Scorchers in 2012, respectively. However, he did not participate in the 2012 season due to injuries. After getting better, he made his debut again for the scorchers on 16 January 2016.
Earmarked as a potential star back in the days, Patrick Cummins has managed to play for various international countries. Among the countries in South Africa. In June 2011, he was contracted by cricket Australia and managed to play in Twenty20 International for Australia against South Africa. Having made outstanding results, he was among the squad that was selected to play in South Africa for a test match.
During the match, Pat Cummins made his test debut, making him the youngest Australian Test cricketer after Ian Craig in 1953. He then made 13 runs in the second inning and later got the man of the match award.
Pat Cummins made his debut in 2011. The match was held in Johannesburg for Australia. His last test debut was in Brisbane in the year 2021.
His debut was 2011 held in Centurion and he was playing for Australia. His last debut was in Sydney, 2011 and he was still playing for team Australia.
His debut was in Cape Town, 2011 and he was playing for team Australia. His last ODI debut was held in Southampton in 2020.
Pat’s IPL debut was in 2014 in Bangalore and he played for Kolkata Knight Riders. His last debut in this league was held in 2021 in Abu Dhabi and was still with Kolkata Knight Riders.
Apart from being a great bowler, Pat Cummins has a good heart too. He has participated in numerous charity works to help the needy. So far, Cummins has donated to foundations such as the PM Cares Fund to purchase oxygen supplies for Indian hospitals. He also encouraged his fellow IPL mates to assist in fighting the coronavirus and bring India back to life.
Patrick Cumin has been a potential cricket star from a young age. He has performed well in 80% of the matches played. Since then, Cummins has become a great member of the national team in all game formats. His fitness has improved, and it’s reflected in his performance.
For this reason, Australia appointed him as the vice-captains alongside Travis Head. Pat also revived the faith shown in him by picking the many wickets in the 2019 Ashes: hence Australia’s second-most successful bowler during the World Cup in 2019.