Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has expressed his desire to remain Australia’s ODI captain even after the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in India. Cummins was earlier handed the Test captaincy, but was also made the ODI captain following the sudden retirement of Aaron Finch last year. However, they were criticized when the team lost the first two matches of the World Cup 2023, but Australia did wonders by winning the next seven matches.
Cummins, who led Australia to the World Cup semi-finals with seven straight wins after losing the first two matches, has strengthened his claim to retain the captaincy. Asked about his future as ODI captain, the 30-year-old Cummins said, “Absolutely.” We will talk about this. Me, Andrew (head coach) and George (selector) all. After this tournament, the focus will be on Test cricket. As has happened in the past, the focus shifts from white-ball cricket to Test cricket.
He further said, “I managed the workload well and didn’t have to give up any single format.” Pat Cummins, who withdrew from the IPL this year due to international commitments, has decided to enter his name in the IPL auction. 2024 season. has been done. The IPL will be played before the T20 World Cup in America and West Indies. Kolkata Knight Riders bought Cummins for Rs 7.5 crore in the 2022 season.
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Cummins said, “I think I haven’t played much T20 cricket. I also feel that he is yet to give his best in this format. I will put my name in next year’s IPL auction and strengthen my claim for selection in the World Cup squad.” His place in the T20 squad is not certain as of now. If they World Cup 2023 If he succeeds in doing something amazing, he can claim not only to be in the team but also to be the captain.