The burden of the Australian Test team on the shoulders of Pat Cummins, became the captain of the bowler in the history of 65 years
New Delhi | Pat Cummins Australia Test Captain: Australia’s Test cricket team has got a new captain. The world’s number one Test bowler Pat Cummins has been handed over the captaincy of the Australian Test team by CA. After which lethal bowler Cummins has become the 47th Test captain of Australia. This will be the first time in 65 years that the Australian Test team will be captained by a bowler. Let us tell you that Cummins has been given the charge of the team in place of former captain Tim Paine. Tim Paine sent his obscene pictures and lewd messages to a female colleague and expressed regret and announced that he would step down as the captain of the Australian team. Significantly, the Ashes series is to be held between Australia and England from next month, for which both the teams are ready.
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Steve Smith appointed vice-captain, has been banned for one year
Apart from this, Steve Smith has been appointed as the vice-captain of the Australia team. Stevie Smith has also been banned for one year. Steve Smith lost the captaincy of the team after the ball-tampering incident in Cape Town Test against South Africa in 2018. Tim Paine was then made the captain of the Test team in his place.
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Cricket record of new Australia captain Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins Australia Test Captain: Pat Cummins is considered the deadliest bowler in the world and plays in all three formats of cricket. Cummins is at number one in the Test rankings. He has played 34 Tests in which he has taken 164 wickets. Cummins has also performed brilliantly in ODIs, taking 111 wickets in 69 matches. Apart from this, he has taken 42 wickets in 37 T20 International matches.
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