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On Tuesday, Cricket Australia (CA) introduced that the Australia Nationwide Cricket Workforce Check captain Pat Cummins has been appointed as the brand new One Day Worldwide (ODI) skipper of the aspect following Aaron Finch’s retirement from the 50-over format.

Pat Cummins, who was handed the management duty of the Check workforce final yr, will change into the twenty seventh males’s ODI captain of the Australia Nationwide Cricket Workforce.

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Pat Cummins (Picture: Twitter)

Additionally, Cummins will change into the primary speedster to guide Australia Nationwide Cricket Workforce in white-ball cricket and general the primary bowler because the late Shane Warne, who led the Aussies in 11 ODIs.

Cummins will begin his stint as Australia’s new ODI captain within the three-match ODI collection towards England subsequent month. Whereas speaking about his appointment, Pat Cummins:

“I’ve completely loved taking part in below Finchy and have learnt an infinite quantity from his management. They’re important sneakers to fill, though we’re extraordinarily lucky to have a one-day squad with an enormous quantity of expertise.”

Cricket Australia (CA) has not named any vice-captain for the ODIs, however Cummins just lately stated that if the deputy was appointed he would count on him to guide the aspect in sure collection as taking part in each single collection just isn’t attainable for him.

“You’d in all probability want to take a look at it a bit of bit in a different way to maybe prior to now with a lot cricket occurring, if I used to be provided it,” Cummins stated earlier than his appointment as captain was introduced, as quoted by Cricket Australia.

“Simply taking part in each single sport isn’t real looking. We’ve received a handful of men that play all three codecs. In a yr like this, T20 turns into the main focus resulting in a World Cup. Subsequent yr is likely to be completely different with the one-day World Cup.

“However with 15 Check matches within the subsequent six months, I don’t suppose you possibly can count on the captain to play each sport simply because he’s the captain.”

We look ahead to him main the one-day workforce to the 2023 World Cup – George Bailey on Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins (Picture Credit score: Twitter)

The chief selector of Cricket Australia George Bailey stated that the star pacer Cummins has completed a wonderful job as Check captain. He added that he’s wanting ahead to Cummins main the Australian workforce in subsequent yr’s ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup.

“Pat has completed a wonderful job since taking up the captaincy of the Check aspect and we look ahead to him main the one-day workforce to the 2023 World Cup in India,” stated choice chief George Bailey.

In the meantime, Cricket Australia’s high-performance supervisor boss Oliver stated that Cummins is a perfect alternative to guide the aspect in ODIs.

“We’re very lucky to have quite a lot of high-quality leaders and senior gamers throughout all codecs,” Cricket Australia’s high-performance supervisor boss Oliver stated.

“The board and selectors agree Pat is the perfect alternative to guide the ODI workforce by way of the subsequent interval together with the 2023 World Cup.”

Notably, star opener David Warner, who many felt was one of many candidates to take over the captaincy following Finch’s retirement, was not thought-about for captaincy given his lifetime management ban stays in place whereas CA’s Board considers a change to its code of conduct.

Pat Cummins, David Warner
Pat Cummins, David Warner. (Picture: Twitter)

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