Asked whether he had been studying him at the nets during the IPL, Cummins quipped: “I haven’t really. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are one of the most popular franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Â. Russell will be expected to make his presence felt, and maintain his glowing reputation of being a match-winner. Catches: 24. Australia pacer Pat Cummins (file image). KKR failed to qualify for the play-offs in Indian Premier League 2019, KKR bought Pat Cummins for a whopping Rs. Cummins bagged a staggering INR 15.5 Crores price by the two-time winner of the most prestigious league-based tournament. Pat Cummins justifies IPL price tag, loss disappoints David Warner Cummins, the league's most expensive player this season, had gone wicketless in the six of … Pat Cummins will make just under $10,000 per delivery in the IPL next year. Strike rate: 121.13 Highest: 88 not out The IPL 2020 auction is being held in Kolkata on Thursday | NewsBytes “We like to pride ourselves in winning all our home series. All the big buys of the day were all on expected lines. It’s a tactic that the captains have to manage – when to bat and when to bowl,” Cummins said. 00:20 M54: KKR vs RR – Pat Cummins Wicket. 15.5 crore, KKR have won the IPL title twice in 2012 and 2014, BCCI AGM In Ahmedabad On Dec 24; Members To Undergo RT-PCR Test On Dec 22, Jose Mourinho Takes Swipe At Wounded Liverpool Ahead Of Summit Clash, ISL: Hyderabad Edge Past East Bengal In Five-Goal Thriller, India Bowlers Should Back Their Strengths In Australian Conditions: Kapil Dev, SunRisers Hyderabad Appoint Tom Moody As Director Of Cricket, Azeem Rafiq Files Legal Complaint Against Yorkshire Over Racism Row, West Indies Set To Tour Bangladesh For Three ODIs, Two Tests In January, Suresh Raina To Play For UP In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Premier League: Aston Villa Captain Jack Grealish Handed Nine-Month Driving Ban, Mushfiqur Rahim Apologises After Angry Confrontation With Teammate, Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Yuvraj Singh Named In Punjab's Probables List, Aston Villa Captain Jack Grealish Handed Nine-Month Driving Ban, Colin De Grandhomme Ruled Out Of Test Series Against Pakistan. Catches: 109 Â. “...we are just a little bit, won’t say nervous, but excited, knowing that the game moves at a slightly different pace to a normal Test match. 4w/inn: 6 Strike rate: 186.41 The English cricketer is an extremely innovative player, with his audacious strokeplay making it difficult for opposition bowlers. Matches: 182 Orange cap in IPL … “After dinner, when the light takes effect, just for whatever reason it seems like the ball zips around a bit more. We’ve also got a couple of younger guys who have now become really mature players like Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, etc., so that’s a big help.”. Runs: 1400 Cummins will join the squad in the UAE, having represented the national team in a three-match T20I series against England ensuring no dearth of competitive action in the shortest format. However, the fast bowler could face a stern challenge on the spin-friendly tracks that the UAE has to offer, which the pacer will certainly be up for. Narine further proved that he is as impactful if not more with the bat, after being promoted to the top of the order as a pinch-hitter. Chennai Super Kings; Delhi Capitals; Kings XI Punjab; Kolkata Knight Riders; Mumbai Indians; ... CRED Power Player of the Match – Pat Cummins. IPL 2020: Brett Lee Hails Pat Cummins, Says He Is Worth His Price Tag Former Australian speedster Brett Lee has lauded Pat Cummins and has stated that he is worth his hefty price tag. Highest: 75 IPL 2020 bidding begins: Pat Cummins sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for ₹15.5 crore, Australian big-hitter Glenn Maxwell goes to Kings XI Punjab for ₹10.75 crore NH Web Desk Updated: 19 Dec 2019, 5:37 PM Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins don; Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins don’t enroll for IPL auction Pat Cummins, with the base price of Rs. Pat Cummins and Glenn Maxwell purchased for a mammoth prices on day one of IPL auction with six Aussies finding IPL homes Cricket Network 19 December 2019, 09:16 PM AEST Econ: 8.88. The Australian pacer is set to make a comeback to the IPL representing his former franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, after being signed for a record sum of Rs 15.50 crores. Pat Cummins will make just under $10,000 per delivery in the IPL next year. Top Searches. Morgan makes a return to KKR having represented the franchise from 2011 to 2013, and will enhance the strength of the middle-order. Â. Cummins said the fact that the duo is back in the squad will hold Australia in good stead in the series. Pat Cummins will make just under $10,000 per delivery in the IPL next year. India, on the other hand, has played just one pink-ball Test, winning it convincingly against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in November 2019. Highest: 97 not out Pat Cummins said that both sides will go all out to win the series. Get your daily dose of Sportstar with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox! Big hitters Glenn Maxwell and Chris Lynn, Mitchell Marsh, Pat Cummins, and Josh Hazlewood, will be auctioned off at the starting price of 20 million Indian rupees (A$408,000). IPL 2020's Most Valued Player Pat Cummins' KKR Salary Matches Price Of His House Portfolio Australian pacer Pat Cummins became the most expensive overseas cricketer in the history of IPL when KKR roped him at the IPL 2020 auction in December 2019. Get all the IPL action at your fingertips. Maybe I should have. Matches: 52 IMAGE: Pat Cummins has good reason to want the IPL to get underway having attracted a bid of ₹15.5 crore ($2.18 million) from the Kolkata Knight … Pat Cummins justifies IPL price tag, SRH loss disappoints David Warner. He also said that playing IPL helped in fast-tracking his growth as he bowled the last overs of a T20 inning and it helped me to grow and develop his game.. 15.5 crore in the IPL 2020 auction in Kolkata on Thursday. Cummins’ 2019 ended on a high as he was selected as the most expensive player in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) . Highest: 66 5w/inn: 1 Might be too late now. But the home side didn’t have two of its top batsmen -- David Warner and Steve Smith – in that series as they were serving their ball-tampering bans. Best: 5/19 Matches: 16 Wickets: 122 ... KKR shelled out Rs 15.5 crore to secure the services of Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins in December 2019, nudging the … KKR's journey in the IPL over twelve editions can best be described as emotional and unpredictable. The IPL Auction held on the 19th of December in Kolkata turned out to be an exciting affair as it had plenty of surprises in store for the fans.. Best: 2/20  No Big Bash contract this summer, but Cummins’ $3.1 million price will … IPL Auction 2020: Pat Cummins crazy contract | world reacts Hits & Misses: Story of Big Price Tags in IPL 2020. Strike rate: 21.23 To continue enjoying Sportstar, you can turn off your adblocker or subscribe to Sportstar Plus. Cummins, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said there is always a sense of excitement when approaching a pink-ball Test. Runs: 3654 A recap of all the action from the IPL auction as Pat Cummins and Glenn Maxwell were rewarded with massive pay days AAP & Cricket Network 20 December 2019, 08:14 AM AEST Young India batsman Shubman Gill, who is in contention for the opening Test, was Cummins’ teammate at KKR. He is one player who is expected to draw the attention of maximum franchises in the auction, considering very team barring Mumbai Indians is in the hunt for a quality overseas pacer. Cummins, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said there is always a sense of excitement when approaching a pink-ball Test. Catches: 21 No Big Bash contract this summer, but Cummins’ $3.1 million price will … The franchise failed to make it to the playoffs in the first three editions resulting in a lot of hue and cry. IPL Schedule 2020. The Windies cricketer's eye-catching performances in the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League, further augur well for KKR. -  GETTY IMAGES. Catches: 17 Pat Cummins clinched 59 Test wickets in 2019. England skipper Eoin Morgan and emerging wicket-keeper batsman Tom Banton have further joined the squad. Cummins, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said there is always a sense of … Best: 4/20 The paceman was a part of IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders so he was given rest before the much-anticipated Test series. Catches: 2. Runs: 854 Australia vs India: We have a strong pace attack, says Ajinkya Rahane Image Credit: ANI. However, the trophy has eluded them since then with KKR's unpredictability on show last season. ... With the price he fetched, Cummins … 02:07 Pat Cummins' spell-binding 4/34. You can have some sessions under the lights where the balls just zip around,” Cummins told kkr.in. Australia pace spearhead Pat Cummins feels the series opener against India will test the tactical acumen of the captains as day/night matches move at a “slightly different pace” with the pink ball zipping around a bit more under the lights. Econ: 8.29 So yeah, definitely been looking forward to this one for a couple of years now. No Big Bash contract this summer, but Cummins’ $3.1 million price will … 15: 22 IST: Australian pacer Pat Cummins is the most mentioned player on social media as far as the IPL 2020 auction is concerned. “David and Smith coming back into the side, they are two of the best batters in the world, so of course it helps. 84,356 02:07 01 Nov 20. Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins became the second most expensive buy in the history of Indian Premier League after he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 15.5 crore in the IPL 2020 Auctions held on Thursday, 19 December in Kolkata. India, on the other hand, has played just one pink-ball Test, winning it convincingly against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in November 2019. Also read: England's Dawid Malan attains highest-ever rating points in T20I history “You can have some periods in a Test match a bit like a One-Dayer, where the ball doesn’t swing, doesn’t seam, and all of a sudden out of nowhere it starts zipping around under the lights. KKR will look to end their barren run and lift the trophy once again, having splurged Rs 15.5 crore for Australian all-rounder Pat Cummins. Strike rate: 129.80 “I think every time India comes to Australia, there is a story of one or two young guys who kind of make a name for themselves in our Aussie conditions. Matches: 110 Kolkata: Australian cricketers hit pay dirt at the IPL players’ auction with pacer Pat Cummins becoming the most expensive foreign buy ever in the league by fetching a whopping Rs 15.50 crore bid from two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here Thursday. Runs: 771 Australia's pacer spearhead Pat Cummins was rested for the third and final ODI against India after getting an unassailable 2-0 lead against the visitors. Strike rate: 168.34 Sunil Narine initially made his mark in IPL for KKR with the ball, emerging as a top performer. 2 crore, was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for Rs. Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins smashes the record for the biggest cheque handed out to an overseas player in the IPL auction, being acquired by the Kolkata Knight Riders for $3.17 million. The all-rounder has been a consistent performer for KKR, with his big-hitting making the difference in several matches last season. India registered its first-ever Test series win on Australian soil in 2018-19. IPL 2020 Points Table. IPL 2020, Team Profile, Kolkata Knight Riders: Onus On Pat Cummins To Justify Record Price Tag Kolkata Knight Riders have been in the news for the pre-IPL … To Pat Cummins, who was bought for a whopping Rs 15.50 crores by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), first. Matches: 64 Langer hails ‘great’ India-Australia rivalry ahead of Adelaide Test Highest bid in IPL 2019-20: Pat Cummins was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a staggering amount of Rs 15.5 crore making him the most expensive overseas player in the history of Indian Premier League. Karthik has developed a reputation of being a fine finisher in the shortest format, upping the ante following the Nidahas Trophy in Sri Lanka in 2018. 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