Patrick James Cummins, also known as Pat Cummins is an Australian international cricket player who was born on May 8, 1993 in Westmead, Sydney. He is a right-handed batsman and a right handed fast bowler. He is currently the captain of Australia in Test Cricket and he is also the vice-captain of the team in limited-overs cricket. Pat Cummins plays domestically for New South Wales.
Pat Cummins has represented Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League. At his younger age he was noticed to be a star with great abilities in the field of Cricket. He made his Test debut while just 18-year-old but he had to wait for six years for his next appearance as of injuries on his body that could not allow him participate in any cricket games. It’s not until 2017 when he made his return to the Australian team for the India tour.
Actually, Pat Cummins was given a Cricket Australia contract in June 2011. In October 2011, he played two Twenty20 International (T20I) and three One Day International (ODI) matches for Australia against South Africa, claiming ten wickets and subsequently being selected in the Australian Test squad to play South Africa.
On 7 March 2017, Pat Cummins played in the Sheffield Shield for after six years of his absence. His last match being the 2011 final against Tasmania. He bowled 36 overs and claimed 8 wickets. Cummins was selected for the third test to replaced Mitchell Starc after he was ruled out of ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy. In the same month he managed to bowl 79 overs in the final two Test matches. He also scored 2 scores in the 40s during the 2017/2018 Ashes series which made Australia to win 4-0, he took 23 wickets leading the wicket scores.
Additionally, the international Cricketer Pat Cummins scored his first test half-century in the fourth test against South Africa during Australia’s tour of South Africa in 2017/2018. He played all four matches in the same series and claimed 22 wickets becoming the most consistent bowler for Australia. He was out of various 2018 winter tours due to a back injury but was monumental in the losing home series against India and was therefore rewarded with the Test vice-captaincy against Sri Lanka with the Allan Border Medal. He returned for the 2018/2019 test series against India, claiming 14 wickets in four tests in a beaten Australian side.
Personal Information of Pat Cummins
Patrick James Cummins
DATE OF BIRTH
May 08, 1993
PLACE OF BIRTH
Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
Right hand bat
Right arm fast
Achievements of Pats Cummins
Cricketer Pat Cummins now the international player started Cricket games back in the junior level where he used to play junior cricket for the Glenbrook-Blaxland Cricket Club in the Blue Mountains before playing first-grade cricket for Penrith in 2010. He also represented NSW in the National Under-17 championships and later the NSW Under-19 side.
In 2010/2011 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash finals against Tasmania, Pat Cummins took 4/16 and was named Man of the Match. He finished as the equal leading wicket-taker in the tournament.
Furthermore, he was selected in the Australian Test squad to play South Africa after playing two Twenty20 International (T20I) and three One Day International (ODI) matches for Australia against South Africa, claiming ten wickets
Pat Cummins participated in the first Test match at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg in November 2011, it was his fourth career first-class match, becoming Australia’s youngest Test cricketer since Ian Craig in 1953 with only 18 years. He managed to bag 1/38 and 6/79, and became the second youngest test cricketer after Enamul Haque Jr. taking six wickets in an innings. In the 2nd inning he scored 13 runs. He was rewarded the Man of the Match award.
In August 2012, Pat Cummins was selected in Australia’s provisional cricket men’s team for the ICC Under-19 World Cup ahead in Queensland. He participated in 2012 T20 World Cup and the Sydney Sixers in the 2012 Champions League.
On 17 March 2017, Pat Cummins was selected replace Mitchell Starc after his recovery from injuries. Pat scored his first Test fifty in the fourth Test against South Africa during Australia’s tour of South Africa in 2017/2018.
Additionally, he was awarded the national contract for the 2018/2019 season where he was named in the 2018 Test XI of the year by Cricbuzz because of his excellent performance, after he took 44 wickets that year.
On April 2019, Pat Cummins was chosen in Australia’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Similarly, he was selected in Australia’s squad for the 2019 Ashes series in England in July 2019. He taking 29 runs in 5 matches at an average of 19.62.
In his order of awards Pat Cummins was awarded the Allan Border Medal in 2019.
Finally, his IPL dream started to flower after he was chosen by the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2014 season. In 2017, he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils team. In the IPL 2018 auction, he was bought by Mumbai Indians. At the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders.
Family Information of Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins was born on 8 May 1993 to Peter Cummins his father and Maria Cummins his mother in Westmead, South Australia. He is blessed with 4 siblings, two brothers and two sisters He went to University of Technology, Sydney. He got engaged to his long-time girlfriend Becky Boston on February 5, 2020.
Career Summary of All formats of Pat Cummins.
Test Career Of Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins in junior cricket by playing for the Glenbrook Cricket Club. He then made his entry in first-class cricket in 2010, playing for Penrith. Aftermath he made his debut in Test cricket at an extremely young age of 18 years.
His Test Cricket Debut was against South Africa and was awarded the Man of the Match award in his first test. Cummins took 1/38 and 6/79, becoming the second-youngest Test cricketer following Enamul Haque Jr to take six wickets in an innings.
His last Test match was against Parkstan in 12 March 2022. Pat Cummins was able to play 40 test matches with a total score of 822 runs at a batting average of 16.7. 100s/50s stands at 0/2. He has also the highest score of 63 bowling in test matches. His balls bowled so far are 8,920 balls and his wickets totaling to 189. He additionally has a bowling average of 21.75. His 5 wickets in inning are 6 and in 10 wickets in match is 1. He is best bowling at 6/23 with 20/- catches.
ODI Career of Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins’s One Day International (ODI) Debut was on the match against South Africa him representing his national team squad of Australia on 19 October 2011. He lastly participated in the ODI matches on 29 November 2020.
He has since his ODI debut played a total of 69 matches and scored 285 runs ,9.82 batting average, with highest score of 36, 3651 bowled balls,111 wickets, bowling average of 28.78, one 5wickets in innings. His best bowling was 5/70 together with 16/- catches.
T20I Career Of Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins made his Twenty20 International Debut on 13 October 2011 against South Africa. His last T20 debut was on 13 February 2022 on the T20 match against Sri Lanka. His T-shirt number is 30.
Actually, he has represented Australia Cricket team in a total of 39 T20 matches scoring a total of 68 runs and a batting average of 7.56. he has the T20 highest score of 13*. His total balls bowled is 852 with a total of 44 wickets. He has a bowling average of 22.77, best bowling of 3/25 with 12/- catches.
Indian Premier League (IPL) Career of Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins made his Indian Premier League debut in IPL 2014 playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, to whom he returned for IPL 2015. He was absent in IPL 2016 and played for Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2017. He was absent from IPL 2018 and IPL 2019. Later he was hired by Knight Riders for 15.5 crore ($A3.2 million), making him one of the most expensive global players in IPL auction history. He represented Knight Riders for IPL 2021 and will also do play again in IPL 2022 after a being bought at a larger amount of 7.25 crore ($A1.35M)
Pat Cummins played in 37 IPL matches from 2014 to 2021, taking 38 wickets. In IPL 2021, he played in 7 matches and has taken nine wickets, also scoring 93 runs.
Batting & Fielding
Pat Cummins’s IPL team
In 2014 Pat Cummins was hired by Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014. Was then bought by Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2017. He was again bought back by KKR for 15.50 crores.
Net Worth Of Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins Net Worth is about INR334 Crores ($44 Million). His net-worth is from endorsements and cricket career.
Pat Cummins Social Media Accounts
The cricketer Pat Cummins is also on social media having significant followers.
Twitter handle: @patcummins30 (545k+ followers)
Instagram handle: @patcummins30 (894k+ followers)
What is the current IPL team of Pat Cummins?
Pat Cummins is bought back by Kolkata Knight Riders ahead of 2022 IPL.
What is the Marital status of Pat Cummins?
Pat Cummins is married to one wife Becky Boston who they are also blessed with one son.
How old is Pat Cummins?
He is 28 years old, he was born on 8 March 1993.