Ashes Test series: Pat Cummins named new Australia captain

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Ashes Test series: Pat Cummins named new Australia captain

Pat Cummins is the first fast bowler to captain the Australian Test team after 65 years.
 
The England cricket team continues its tour of Australia with the five-match Ashes Test series. The first Test between Australia and England starts in Brisbane on December 8. The 15-man Australian squad for the first two Tests of the Ashes has already been announced. The list said wicketkeeper Tim Payne would continue as captain. But Tim Payne announced his resignation as captain for the reason that he was embroiled in a controversy over sex.
 
Following this, Pat Cummins has been appointed as the new captain of the Australian team in the Ashes series. He thus became the 47th captain of the Australian Test team. Pat Cummins is the first fast bowler to captain the Australian Test team after 65 years. Steve Smith continues as vice-captain in the Ashes series.
 
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Tim Payne has been named the 46th captain of the Australian Test team in 2018. Helped to retain the trophy in the 2019 Ashes series. The then Australian Test captain Steve Smith was sacked and replaced by Tim Payne for damaging the ball during a Test match in 2017. Tim Payne has been the captain and wicketkeeper of the Australian Test cricket team ever since.
 
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