ENG Vs AUS: Pat Cummins has been named captain of the Australian team in the Ashes series following Tim Pine’s resignation following controversy.
Australian Cricket Team: Pat Cummins is known as one of the best bowlers in the world. His sharp bowling troubled the best batsmen in the world. On the first day of the first Test of the Ashes series, which started today, he once again displayed his bowling edge and set many records to his name. On the first day, England were all out for 147 in the first innings. Cummins took five wickets to break England’s batting back. The performance is unique to Cummins, who is playing his first Test match as captain. Tim Pine later took over as captain of the Test team and set a number of records in captaincy in the first match.
Cummins took five wickets as captain for the first time. Cummins did this in the Ashes series. Cummins became the first captain to take five wickets in the Ashes series since 1982. He was preceded in death by Bob Willis of England in 1982. Cummins also became the first Australian captain to take five wickets in the Ashes series since 1962. Before him, in 1962, Australian star player, spinner Richie Benau captained the Ashes series, taking five wickets.
This made Cummins the second Australian fast bowler to take five wickets in an innings in a men’s Test match as captain. He was preceded in death by former Australia captain George Giffen. He took 5 wickets as captain three times.
This is Cummins’ first Test match as captain. He became the second Australian fast bowler to take five wickets in his first Test as captain. Before him, in 1894, George Giffen had done this work for the first time at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. That equals Cummins’ 127-year-old record.
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