Australian quick bowler Pat Cummins is in India for the one-day worldwide tour and made his presence felt with a good spell within the first match of the series at Mumbai. Cummins picked up the important thing wicket of prime scorer Shikhar Dhawan after which went on to dismiss the attacking Rishabh Pant at an important stage within the match. He ended the match with figures of two/44.
Apart from his nationwide duties, Cummins will quickly be in India for the Indian Premier League. He was purchased for a whopping 15.5 crore rupees by Kolkata Knight Riders and the paceman obtained a shock gift from a KKR fan on his arrival in India. It was an previous KKR jersey with his title written on it. Cummins performed for the franchise earlier within the 2014 and 2015 season.
Pat Cummins is in India & was welcomed with a fantastic 🎁 by his fan 💜👕
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) January 14, 2020
Cummins spoke about returning to his previous franchise in a video posted by Kolkata Knight Riders. “I’m here back in India and I’ve run into a fan and he’s gifted me this old KKR shirt from 2015,” Cummins stated within the video.
“It brings again lots of reminiscences. I’m actually excited for the season. Got some nice reminiscences at Eden Gardens. As a child, I keep in mind watching plenty of cricket performed there and simply seeing 100,000 Indian followers going loopy.
“And to be there in 2014 and 2015, successful in 2014, going again there for a ceremony and the stadium was packed! Just to welcome us dwelling. I completely like it there. Can’t wait to make much more reminiscences this season,” the highest Test bowler on the earth stated.
He then pointed on the KKR crest on the jersey and stated,“So, I’m just looking closer at the logo. You can see two stars there, because we’ve won two titles, I think this is the season we add an extra star to that.”
KKR final gained the IPL in 2014. Both their titles got here below the management of former India opener Gautam Gambhir.