PAT CUMMINS

  • Peter Siddle dropped from Australian list of contracted players March 31, 2015

    Melbourne: Veteran fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from Cricket Australia's list of contracted players on the same day he was recalled to the Australia test squad for tours of the West Indies and England. Australian selectors named a list of 19 players worthy of receiving contract payments for the...
  • World Cup: Australia to unleash bouncer-barrage in knockouts, says Pat Cummins March 15, 2015

    Adelaide: Ahead of the World Cup knockout stage, Australian pacer Pat Cummins warned rival batsmen on Sunday that the co-hosts will be unleashing bouncer-barrages. With the pace trio of Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson and Pat Cummins, the sheer speed of the Australian attack shapes as the biggest worry for their opponents...
  • Pat Cummins returns as Clarke warns of Aussie changes vs Scotland March 13, 2015

    Australia captain Michael Clarke said fast bowler Pat Cummins will replace spinner Xavier Doherty for Saturday's concluding World Cup pool match against Scotland but warned there could be further changes in the knockout rounds. Doherty played in the 64-run victory over Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday but...
  • World Cup: Australia paceman Pat Cummins out of Afghanistan match March 3, 2015

    Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been ruled out of Wednesday's World Cup match against Afghanistan, captain Michael Clarke confirmed. The 21-year-old Cummins suffered a slight side strain in Australia's one-wicket defeat to New Zealand but had been cleared of serious injury. "At this stage, Pat is unavailable for selection for tomorrow's game,"...
  • World Cup: Pat Cummins an injury doubt, James Faulkner nears Australia return March 2, 2015

    Sydney: Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins sustained a minor injury in the loss to New Zealand at the weekend but allrounder James Faulkner is close to a return for the World Cup co-hosts after recovering from a side strain. Injury-prone Cummins reported a "slight side strain" after making his World Cup...
  • Beware of Australia's 'wolf pack': Brett Lee warns World Cup rivals January 22, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian pacer Brett Lee equated his country's pace attack for the upcoming Cricket World Cup at home to the "biggest wolf pack" he has ever seen, claiming that it poses a serious threat to the rival teams in the mega-event beginning February 14. Mitchell Johnson is the leader of...
  • David Warner has point to prove at World Cup, says Pat Cummins January 14, 2015

    Australia paceman Pat Cummins has backed opening batsman David Warner to carry his blistering Test form into the one-day arena at the cricket World Cup. Warner blasted three centuries in Australia's recent 2-0 Test series win over India, but he managed just the one half-century from five innings against South...
  • Maxwell, Cummins in Prime Minister's XI to face England January 5, 2015

    Sydney: Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell and fast bowler Pat Cummins will have a chance to bolster their World Cup selection claims after being named in a Prime Minister's XI to play England in a one-day match on January 14. Maxwell has recently been out of form and Cummins has been battling...
  • Hughes death still in the back of people's minds: Cummins December 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian pacer Pat Cummins says the death of Phil Hughes following a freak head injury last month, is still playing on the minds of the country's fast bowlers as they look to bowl the short-pitched stuff. A former team-mate of Hughes, who died aged 25 after being hit on the...
  • Hughes' death still causing concern for fast bowlers, says Pat Cummins December 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Pacer Patrick Cummins has admitted the mode of Phillip Hughes' tragic death is still in the back of the minds of Australian pacemen as they continue to bowl bouncers in cricket matches. Cummins was a former team-mate of the left-hander for the New South Wales and Australia but was not...
  • As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 3rd ODI November 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Australia have won the toss and have opted to bat against South Africa in the third ODI. Five match series is levelled at 1-1. Teams: Australia (Playing XI): David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Steven Smith, George Bailey(c), Mitchell Marsh,...
  • Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc added to Australia's ODI squad; Johnson rested November 17, 2014

    Sydney: Pacemen Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc have been recalled to Australia's squad for the remaining three limited-overs internationals against South Africa, while selectors gave Mitchell Johnson a rest and decided against drafting in a batsman to replace injured captain Michael Clarke. The 21-year-old Cummins returns to the national squad for...
  • Pat Cummins relaunches international career in T20 series November 4, 2014

    Young Australian paceman Pat Cummins gets a chance to relaunch his injury-blighted international career in Wednesday`s Twenty20 series opener against South Africa in Adelaide. Cummins, 21, will play his first international for more than two years as fifth-ranked Australia take on the third-rated Proteas in the first of three T20 matches....
  • Australian pace trio work way back under Lillee December 19, 2013

    Sydney: Australian pace trio James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins are in training under Test great Dennis Lillee as they work their way back to full fitness from injury, a report said Thursday. Australia have already wrestled back the Ashes without their services, but plans are in place to gradually...
  • Australia paceman Cummins suffers another injury setback August 19, 2013

    Sydney: Young Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has suffered a recurrence of a back injury and is expected to miss the return Ashes series against England in another setback to his injuryplagued career, Cricket Australia said on Monday. The 20yearold, one of the most exciting talents in Australian cricket, made a...
  • Injured Cummins sent back from South Africa August 12, 2013

    Injuryprone Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has returned home from Australia A's tour of South Africa after complaining of back pain. Cummins considered to be an exciting fastbowling prospect has failed to add to his one Test match he played against South Africa in 2011. The Australia A physio Kevin Sims...
  • Pat Cummins set for Irish return June 18, 2013

    Belfast: Rising Australia fast bowling hope Pat Cummins is to make an unusual return to action from injury by playing for the Northern Ireland Cricket Academy in Belfast on Wednesday. The 20yearold will play against Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) before switching side two days later to play against Ireland Under19s,...
  • Pat Cummins to recuperate in England with Australia A May 10, 2013

    Sydney: Young fast bowler Pat Cummins will travel with the Australia A squad on their tour of England as part of his recuperation from a back injury but will not play any matches, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Cummins, who turned 20 on Wednesday, is the great hope of Australian pace...
  • Pat Cummins unlikely to be picked for Ashes series in England April 3, 2013

    Sydney: Australian pace sensation Pat Cummins will not be rushed back into action any time soon, head selector John Inverarity said on Wednesday, almost certainly ruling the teenager out of the Ashes series in England this year. The 19yearold quick took seven wickets in a remarkable Test debut in South...
  • Pat Cummins out for 2nd straight Test season November 2, 2012

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia said on Friday that teenage fast bowler Pat Cummins has a bone stress injury in his lower back and will miss a second consecutive Test season. Physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said in a statement that Cummins, who missed all of the Test series last season with a heel...
  • CLT20 final, Sydney Sixers vs Highveld Lions: As it happened October 28, 2012

    Sydney Sixers are at the verge of winning the CLT20 2012. Both the openers are going all guns blazing....
  • CLT20, Sydney vs Chennai: as it happened October 14, 2012

    Suresh Raina's sprightly innings has kept Chennai Super Kings in the hunt as they're chasing 186 against Sydney Sixers. ...
  • 'CLT20 not ideal for Aus Test preparation' October 13, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia chief selector John Inverarity believes that the Champions League Twenty20, starting in South Africa on Saturday, is adversely affecting the team's Test preparations ahead of the series against South Africa next month. Team's star players such as: World Twenty20 PlayeroftheTournament Shane Watson, Mike Hussey, Brad Haddin, David Warner, Ben...
  • Australia summon Starc for final ODI July 8, 2012

    ChesterLeStreet: Australia have called up leftarm quick Mitchell Starc into their squad for Tuesday's fifth and final oneday international against England at Old Trafford, it was announced on Sunday. The 22yearold, already in England where he has been performing well for county side Yorkshire, was drafted in after both fast...
  • Clarke saddened by Cummins exit from Eng tour July 2, 2012

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke said it was "very disappointing" Pat Cummins had been ruled out of the rest of the tour of England after Australia lost the second onedayer in his absence by six wickets. Shortly before Sunday's match at The Oval got underway, Cummins was withdrawn after suffering...
  • Injured Cummins out of England ODIs July 1, 2012

    Melboure: Oftinjured fast bowler Pat Cummins has an abdominal muscle strain and will leave Australia's oneday tour of England to return home for treatment. Cricket Australia said in a statement Sunday that Cummins sustained a leftside muscle strain during the first oneday international against England at Lord's on Friday, a 15run...
  • England see off Australia in first ODI June 29, 2012

    London: Eoin Morgan's rapid 89 not out laid the platform for England's 15run win over archrivals Australia in the first oneday international at Lord's here on Friday. Victory kept alive England's hopes of replacing their oldest foes as the world's topranked oneday side and topping the standings in all three...
  • Clarke expects Cummins to stand out June 29, 2012

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke has backed teenage fast bowler Pat Cummins to make his mark against England in the forthcoming oneday international series. Teenage paceman Cummins has yet to play a senior international match against England but all that is set to change when the series gets underway at Lord's...
  • Cummins in awe of speed king Lee June 24, 2012

    Belfast: Pat Cummins may be the raw future of Australian fast bowling, but admitted he is still in awe of veteran speed king Brett Lee, 16 years his senior. Nineteenyearold Cummins bowled the fastest ball clocked at 93.5mph of Saturday's rainruined oneday international against Ireland at Stormont. But...
  • IrelandAustralia tie washed out June 23, 2012

    Belfast: Heavy rain ruined Australia's warmup match against Ireland on Saturday, when the oneday international was abandoned with the hosts struggling on 36 for 3 off 10.4 overs. After a delayed start, Ireland opener Paul Stirling was caught by Australia captain Michael Clarke off fast bowler Pat Cummins at the Civil...