Pat Cummins starts 2024 with Player of the Series: The year 2023 was a great year for Pat Cummins. The Australian captain had achieved many great feats in 2023 by winning two ICC trophies. Now 2024 also started in a great way for Cummins. At the beginning of the year, under his captaincy, Cummins led Australia to a 3-0 series win against Pakistan and himself became the ‘Player of the Series’.
The three-match Test series played between Australia and Pakistan started on 14th December and was to end on 7th January, but it ended a day earlier i.e. on 6th. The third and last Test of the series ended on the fourth day instead of five. Australia, captained by Pat Cummins, won all three matches of the series.
Australia won the first test played in Perth by 360 runs. After this, in the second match held in Melbourne, host Australia won by 79 runs. Then in the third and last test played in Sydney, Australia won the series by 8 wickets and won the series 3-0.
Cummins took the most wickets
Australian captain Pat Cummins, who was the ‘Player of the Series’ in the three-match Test series against Pakistan, took the most wickets in the series. Cummins took 19 wickets in 3 matches at an excellent average of 12.00. During this period, he also achieved the feat of taking ‘five wicket haul’ thrice.
Many big feats were done in 2023
The year 2023 was a great year for the Australian captain. First of all, in June 2023, they won the World Test Championship title by defeating India by 209 runs in the final, which was Australia’s first World Test Championship title.
After this, the Australian captain retained the famous Ashes series played against England by drawing 2-2.
Then won the title of World Cup 2023 by defeating India in the final hosted by India. Australia, captained by Cummins, defeated India by 6 wickets in the title match.
Finally, by the end of the year, the Australian captain was bought for a huge amount for IPL 2024. Cummins was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a price of Rs 20.50 crore. Cummins became the second most expensive player in IPL history.
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