Pat Cummins Named New Australia Test Captain
New Delhi: Pat Cummins has been made the new captain of the Australian Test team. With this, Pat Cummins became the first fast bowler to captain full time while former captain Steve Smith has been made the vice-captain.
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- Cummins replaces Tim Paine as Australia's 47th Test captain
- For the first time in 65 years, the fast bowler got the command
- Because of this Tim Paine left the Australian Test captaincy
Cummins replaces Tim Paine as Australia’s 47th Test captain
Cricket Australia made both these announcements on Friday. Vice-captain Pat Cummins will now replace Tim Paine, who last week after a 4-year-old case of sending obscene messages to a female colleague came to light. relinquished the captaincy.
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For the first time in 65 years, the fast bowler got the command
The last fast bowler to captain Australia in Tests was Ray Lindwall, who took over as a Test captain in 1956. Cummins is the 47th Test captain of Australia. Cummins said in a statement, “I am proud to accept this responsibility ahead of the Ashes. I look forward to being able to continue the work of Tim Paine.”
Because of this Tim Paine left the Australian Test captaincy
Australia’s Test captain Tim Paine has resigned as Australia’s Test captain after being caught in the ‘sexting’ scandal. A report in cricket.com.au said that Tim Paine announced his step down at a press conference in Hobart on Friday afternoon, a few weeks before the start of the Ashes series against England. . Since then, who will be the Australia Test captain had become a big issue, due to which this command has been handed over to Pat Cummins after a lot of debate.
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