Former Australia pacer James Pattinson believes that tempo spearhead Pat Cummins has a superb cricketing mind and he would make for an “unbelievable” captain. Pat Cummins has bought all of the attributes of an Australian captain: Pattinson (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPat Cummins is the frontrunner to take over as Australia’s new Test captainPat Cummins will make for an unbelievable captain: James PattinsonCummins bought all of the attributes of an Australian captain: PattinsonFormer pacer James Pattinson feels Pat Cummins has all of the cricketing attributes to change into Australia’s Test captain and if he’s given the chance to steer the aspect, the quick bowler would make for an “unbelievable” chief.
Australia are all set to nominate a brand new Test captain earlier than the Ashes, beginning December 8, and Pat Cummins is being backed by former cricketers regardless of Australia’s reluctance to call bowlers as captains over time. Notably, Cummins had been deputy to Paine over the previous couple of years.”He’d (Cummins) be unbelievable. He’s got everything, got all the attributes of an Australian captain,” Pattinson was quoted as saying by information.com.au on Tuesday night after the conclusion of a Sheffield Shield match.”He’s a calm head that’s exactly what I think we need. He’s got everything. He’s got the attributes of an Australian captain. He’s got a calm head, he’s very smart and he’s got a good cricket brain. He’s got a lot of friends in that group. He’s just a great person,” added Pattinson.Pattinson stated that whereas Australia had not been captained by a quick bowler in 65 years of Test cricket, Cummins is the one one who has actually been a dominant drive for the Kangaroos within the final two years and has the credentials to steer the aspect.”I know it’s probably gone against the grain to have a fast bowler, but he’s the one guy who probably over the last two years has really dominated for Australia. Just the way he plays with passion and him as a person is someone you want as a leader as a group. He brings a team with him as well. You go out there with him and he sets the example he brings people with him.”If chosen to steer Australia, Cummins will change into the primary tempo bowler since Ray Lindwall, who captained for one Test in 1956, to be appointed skipper of the boys’s group.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.