Aaron Finch took a cheeky dig at Cummins for his batting capacity.© BCCI/IPL
Pat Cummins had confirmed his batting prowess when he smashed 56 runs off simply 15 balls in an Indian Premier League (IPL) sport towards Mumbai Indians whereas taking part in for the Kolkata Knight Riders. With this knock, Cummins equalled the report of KL Rahul for registering the quickest fifty within the historical past of the cash-rich league. Cummins’ KKR and Australia teammate Aaron Finch has taken a cheeky dig on the pacer, revealing why he calls him as “IPL Pat”.
Finch additionally stated that he was bowled over after seeing Cummins’ 56-run knock towards Mumbai Indians.
“Absolutely, I was taken aback by it! We call him IPL Pat because he bats a lot better in IPL than he does for Australia. He’s played some great innings for KKR and he works hard on his batting so it was great to see him continue that aggressive mindset batting at number seven to come out and keep swinging hard from ball one and change the momentum of the game, it was brilliant,” the official web site of KKR quoted Finch as saying.
Finch was roped in by KKR as a alternative for Alex Hales because the England opening batter had opted out of the match citing bubble fatigue. Finch went unsold within the mega public sale however ultimately he got here in as a alternative for Hales. The Australia white-ball skipper admitted that he was disillusioned on going unsold within the public sale.
Talking about being picked by KKR, Finch stated: “Yeah, of course. Yeah. But then to get the call from Baz [Head coach Brendon McCullum] to come and join KKR, I was very excited and jumped at the opportunity.”
KKR are presently on the seventh spot within the IPL standings with simply 6 factors. The facet will subsequent sq. off towards Gujarat Titans on Saturday.
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