Australia cricket team fast bowler Pat Cummins admitted that he is happy with the current role as the first-change bowler and playing at number eight. Meanwhile, Cummins was the only shining star for the hosts in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The 25-year-old claimed a terrific six-wicket haul in India’s second innings and scored 63 off 114 balls in Australia’s second innings. Despite his magical efforts, Pat Cummins failed to save his side from a 137-run defeat to go 1-2 down in the Border-Gavaskar Test series. The pacer insisted that he is happy with the current job and is hoping to deliver more good for his side.
“I am happy operating first change. (Mitchell Starc) Starcy and (Josh Hazlewood) Joshy probably present a better seam and swing the ball a bit more than me so wherever they need me I am happy,” Cummins said to ICC.
“I think they are doing a good job there. I am pretty happy at No.8. It is a bit easier when I walk in and the bowlers have already bowled a few spells and the ball is a bit older. It is a much tougher job at the top of the order,” he added.
I absolutely loved last year
Pat Cummins, who had claimed 8/119 against England in the 2017/18 Ashes at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) admitted that he had a great last year. He also stated that he can’t wait to take the field once again at SCG where India and Australia will clash for the fourth Test.
“I absolutely loved last year,” the fast bowler added. “It was my first Test at the SCG. I picked up Man of the Match and had all my friends and family there and we won the series 4-0.
“I have got great memories there and I can’t wait to get out there. We will see what happens. We have always got a pretty good record at the SCG,” he concluded.