Aussie skipper Pat Cummins mother Maria Cummins has passed away overnight (March 10). Check out his Mother age and career stats.
Pat Cummins : Mother | Mother age | Career stats
Pat Cummins is an Australian international cricketer who captains the Australian cricket team in Test and ODI cricket.
A right-arm fast bowler, he is currently regarded as being among the best bowlers in Test cricket.
Cummins made his Test debut at the age of 18 in 2011. Injuries then forced him out of international cricket until 2015, and out of Test cricket until 2017.
After the completion of the 2019 cricket season, Cummins was awarded both the Allan Border Medal for best Australian cricketer of the year and was named the ICC Test cricketer of the year.
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Australia players on Friday wore black armbands on the second day of the series-deciding fourth Test against India to pay homage to skipper Pat Cummins’ mother, Maria who died in Sydney.
Maria, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, had been battling serious illness in the last few weeks after it relapsed. She died at her home on Thursday night.
The Australian players got the tragic news from coach Andrew McDonald before the start of day two of the final Test in Ahmedabad.
“We are deeply saddened at the passing of Maria Cummins overnight,” Cricket Australia said in a statement on Friday.
“On behalf of Australian Cricket, we extend our heartfelt condolences to Pat, the Cummins family and their friends. The Australian men’s team will today wear black armbands as a mark of respect.”
Cummins, who had led Australia in the first two Tests, had left for Sydney to be by the side of his ailing mother, who was in palliative care last month.
In his absence, Steve Smith captained the side to a nine-wicket win in the Indore Test.
Pat Cummins mother age
Maria Cummins, the mother of Australia captain Pat Cummins, died on Friday after a protracted illness in Sydney.
Cricket Australia extended condolences to Pat Cummins and his family and announced that the Australian squad would wear black armbands in his honor.
Her exact age wasn’t known to the general public as it was kept away from the media and the press.
“We are very devastated by Maria Cummins’s death overnight. “On behalf of Australian Cricket, we express our deepest sympathies to Pat, the Cummins family, and their friends,” said the statement.
Cummins’ mother, diagnosed with breast Cancer for the first time in 2005, has suffered a severe illness in recent weeks.
The BCCI has also issued a statement: “On behalf of Indian Cricket, we extend our condolences on the death of Pat Cummins’ mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family in this difficult time.”
Cummins came home following Australia’s second Test defeat in Delhi to be with his family, with his mother Maria being placed in terminal care. “I have chosen not to return to India at this time,” Cummins had stated.
Cummins was granted a Cricket Australia contract in June 2011 and in October 2011, he played two Twenty20 International (T20I) and three One Day International (ODI) matches for Australia against South Africa, claiming ten wickets and subsequently being selected in the Australian Test squad to play South Africa.
Under the captaincy of Pat Cummins, Australia toured Pakistan after 24 years since their last visit in 1998.
Cummins was a leading wicket taker in the inaugural Benaud-Qadir Trophy series along with Nathan Lyon. He picked 12 wickets across three Test matches with a 22.50 bowling average.
Cummins took his seventh 5-wicket haul in the first innings of the third Test match in Lahore and 3 wickets in the second innings, which helped Australia to go on and win the series 1–0 in Pakistan.
On 17 November 2022, Cummins captained Australia for the first time in ODIs after Aaron Finch retired from ODI cricket.
Cummins will be leading Australia against 4-Match Border-Gavaskaer Trophy starting from 9th Feb in VCA Jamtha.
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