Pat Cummins became the captain of the Australian Test team, Steve Smith also got important responsibility

New Delhi. World number one Test bowler Pat Cummins (Pat Cummins) Has been elected as the new captain of Australia’s Test cricket team. Cummins has become the 47th Test captain of Australia. Veteran player Steve Smith (Steve Smith) He has been made the vice-captain of the team. This will be the first time in 65 years that Australia Test team The bowler will be captained. Cummins Tim Paine (Tim Paine) has taken its place. Pan had decided to step down from the captaincy, expressing regret for sending his obscene pictures and lewd messages to a female colleague. Australia and England (Australia vs England) The Ashes series is to be held from next month in between.

Steve Smith got the responsibility after 3 years
After tampering the ball in the Cape Town Test against South Africa in 2018 Steve Smith The captaincy was snatched from him and Tim Paine was made the captain of the Test team in his place. Smith was also banned for one year. After his return, he was playing as a batsman. However, once again on Smith, Cricket Australia (Cricket Australia) has expressed confidence. On becoming the vice-captain, Smith said, “I am very happy to be back in the leadership of the team. I am ready to help Pat Cummins. Cummins and I have been playing together for a long time so we know each other’s style.”

Cummins is the world’s number one Test bowler

Pat Cummins He is one of the few players in Australia who plays in all three formats. He has played 34 Tests, 69 ODIs and 37 T20 Internationals so far. Cummins is also at number one in the Test rankings. Cummins has 164 wickets in Tests, 111 in ODIs and 42 wickets in T20 Internationals. Australia for in 1956 Raymond Lindwall In 1956, he captained in a test match against India.

Tim Paine took a break from cricket, was out of the Ashes, left the captaincy due to sexting scandal

Ray Lindwall was a specialist fast bowler. He has 228 wickets in 61 test matches. Lindwall was the last fast bowler to captain Australia in a Test match. Since then till date no bowler had got this opportunity. Whereas in Australia there have been excellent bowlers from Dennis Lillee to Glenn McGrath.

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