Lesser Known Facts About Pat Cummins: Birthday Special

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Australian pacer Pat Cummins turned 27 years old today. Cummins is a permanent bowler for Australia Cricket in all three formats and is one of the most important members of the team.

Lesser Known Facts About Pat Cummins: Birthday Special
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He made his debut for the National side in 2011 against South Africa and since then, he has continued to improve himself and now has established himself in the list of some of the best bowlers the game has ever seen.

He isn’t just a great bowler, but also a capable lower-order batsman who has played some important innings for the national team at crucial times.

Cummins was Born in New South Wales, Australia. He burst onto the scene during the 2010-11 T20 Big Bash league, as at just 17, he was the tournament’s leading wicket-taker.

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He had performed brilliantly in domestic cricket and due to that, Cummins got an international call-up in 2011 and became the youngest player from the country to sign a contract with the national team.

Pat Cummins is just 27 Years old, but he already has:
36 T20I wickets at 19.86
105 ODI Wickets at 27.55
143 Wickets at 21.82

Lesser Known Facts About Pat Cummins: Birthday Special
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On Cummins’ 27th birthday, Let’s take a look at some lesser known facts about him:

1.Pat Cummins made his International debut for Australia Cricket in 2011 vs SA at the age of 18.

2.He grew up in New South Wales, Australia with his two brothers and sisters.

3.He considered Brett Lee as his role model while growing up.

4.He Won the Big Bash League Title for Perth Scorchers during the 2013-14 season.

5.Pat Cummins joined IPL Team, Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014, winning the IPL title with the team.

6.Cummins was with the team when Australian Cricket team won the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Lesser Known Facts About Pat Cummins: Birthday Special
Pat Cummins and Becky Boston

7.Pat Cummins became the most expensive buy in the 2020 IPL auction as he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for 15.5 crores.

8.He was also named as the Cricketer of the Year by International Cricket Council(ICC) in January 2020.

9.In February 2020, Pat Cummins got engaged to long-time girlfriend Becky Boston.

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