Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins. (Photograph Supply: ICC/Twitter)

Australia’s Take a look at skipper Pat Cummins appears content material with the concept of shared captaincy alongside David Warner in ODIs. Aaron Finch’s current retirement from the 50-over format has left the Males in Gold and Inexperienced with the search of a captain within the limited-overs format and every kind of efforts are being made by Cricket Australia to carry again Warner into the management group.  

The 35-year-old was slapped a lifetime captaincy ban in 2018 after his involvement within the ball-tampering scandal, nonetheless, Warner may get the nod if the ban is uplifted. Going by the present calls for of the sport, it will likely be powerful for a multi-format participant like Warner or Cummins to steer the facet persistently which has triggered the concept of shared captaincy.  

Enjoying each single recreation isn’t practical: Pat Cummins 

Cummins talked about that he’s open to the concept of shared captaincy and felt that the committee may have their work cut-out by way of man-management throughout codecs. He felt that the model of captaincy can be an element to contemplate with the shared management thought and heaped reward on Warner. He additional added that Warner has been a pacesetter within the group already and can take the position if wanted. 

“(It’s) one thing I’d be open to,” Cummins stated on the eve of Australia’s Twenty20 World Cup warm-up match in opposition to India. 

“Enjoying each single recreation isn’t practical. It might be actually seamless if you happen to had a committee. The model of nearly everybody within the workforce is actually comparable. We’ve received some nice leaders within the workforce, all of us get alongside nice. There’s just a few obstacles in the mean time, however definitely, in the event that they had been eliminated, there wouldn’t be any qualms from any of the taking part in or teaching group.” 

“He’s a pacesetter round our group. All the time has been, and all the time will probably be. He’s somebody within the Take a look at facet I lean on quite a bit. If issues change, I’m certain he can be somebody you’ll strongly contemplate to step up if wanted,” he added.