Pat Cummins IPL

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At 31 years old in 2024, Australian cricketer Pat Cummins, known for his formidable fast seam bowling, currently represents Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) in the Indian Premier League(IPL). Since his debut in 2014, Cummins has showcased his skills in 42 IPL matches, claiming an impressive 45 wickets with an average of 30.16, and achieving a personal best figure of 4/34.

 In a historic move during the IPL mini-auction 2023, Sunrisers Hyderabad acquired Cummins for a record-breaking Rs 20.50 Cr, making him the second-most expensive player in IPL history. This significant move reflects Cummins' skills on the field and his value in the world of cricket.

Pat Cummins' IPL career

Pat Cummins' career has been a tale of resilience and consistent all-round performances. After a solitary match with Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014, he returned for IPL 2015. His absence marked IPL 2016 and a stint with Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in IPL 2017. After missing out on IPL 2018 and 2019, Cummins made a significant comeback in the IPL 2020 auction, rejoining Knight Riders. 

He continued with KKR for the 2021 and 2022 editions, showcasing his ability to evolve and play pivotal roles. Although absent in IPL 2023, Sunrisers Hyderabad acquired him for the 2024 edition. Cummins' journey underscores his standing as one of the finest bowlers in T20 cricket, particularly nurtured by his time with KKR.

Pat Cummins IPL Debut

Pat Cummins made his IPL debut in 2014 for Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR), under Gautam Gambhir's captaincy at Eden Gardens. His sole appearance in the 2014 season against Chennai Super Kings showcased a remarkable debut, leaving an impression with his impressive bowling performance. 

He conceded 29 runs in 4 overs, delivered 1 maiden over, and secured a wicket, dismissing Dwayne Smith. 

Pat Cummins IPL Last Match

In his last IPL appearance, he represented Kolkata under the leadership of Shreyas Iyer on May 9, 2022, against Mumbai in Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai. Pat Cummins delivered a memorable performance and claimed 3 crucial wickets. His impactful contribution played a pivotal role in Kolkata's victory, with the team securing a win by a convincing margin of 52 runs.

Notable IPL Seasons

IPL 2017

After representing KKR in the last two editions (2014 and 2015) and featuring in only four IPL matches, Pat Cummins made a significant move to Delhi Daredevils. In this transformative year, he played 12 matches and became the highest wicket-taker for Delhi in that year, claiming an impressive 15 wickets—his highest tally in a single IPL edition.

IPL 2018

Following a successful tenure with Delhi, Pat Cummins joined the Mumbai Indians(MI) camp in IPL 2018 after being acquired for Rs. 5.40 cr. However, his Mumbai stint was marred by a setback as a 'bone edema in his vertebrae' forced him to miss the entire season, preventing him from making any appearances in the Mumbai Indians colors during IPL 2018.

IPL 2020

Returning to Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2020, Pat Cummins made headlines as KKR secured his services for a then-record sum of Rs 15.5 crore in the auction. During the season, Cummins played 14 matches, showcasing his dual prowess. His bowling highlights included his best figures of 4/34 against Rajasthan Royals. Additionally, Cummins displayed his batting skills, achieving his first IPL half-century with an impressive 53* off 36 balls against Mumbai.

IPL 2022

The year 2022 proved challenging for Pat Cummins in his IPL journey, marked by an unfortunate injury setback. Representing KKR, he participated in five matches, impressively claiming seven wickets and contributing with a noteworthy fifty. Acquired for INR 7.25 crore in the IPL 2022 auction, Cummins faced a setback as a minor hip injury forced him to be ruled out for the remainder of the season.

Pat Cummins IPL Stats

In the dynamic landscape of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Pat Cummins has left an indelible mark with his versatile contributions. Boasting a formidable bowling record, Cummins has scalped 45 wickets in 42 matches, showcasing an average of 30.16 and an economy rate of 8.54. 

On the batting front, Cummins, a reliable all-rounder, has amassed 379 runs at an average of 18.95. His memorable half-century in 2020 and a strike rate of 152.21 underscore his valuable presence with both bat and ball in the IPL.

Pat Cummins IPL Bowling Stats

ALL IPL42158.513574530.168.544/341

Pat Cummins IPL Batting and Fielding Stats

ALL IPL4237966*18.95152.213/024/268/0

Pat Cummins IPL Records

Pat Cummins shares the record for the second-fastest IPL half-century, matching KL Rahul's feat, achieved in just 14 balls against Mumbai on April 6, 2022, in Pune.

Cummins is the second-most expensive player in IPL history, Hyderabad acquired him in Rs. 20.50 cr in an auction for 2024 IPL.

Pat Cummins IPL Teams

2024Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH)
2022Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)
2021Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)
2020Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)
2018Mumbai Indians(MI)
2017Delhi Daredevils(Delhi Capitals)
2015Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)
2014Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)

Pat Cummins has showcased his versatility in the IPL, representing multiple teams throughout his IPL journey.

Pat Cummins IPL Price

2014Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)-
2015Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)-
2017Delhi Daredevils(Delhi Capitals)-
2018Mumbai Indians(MI)5.40 Cr
2020Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)15.50 Cr
2021Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)15.50 Cr
2022Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)7.25 Cr
2024Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH)20.50 Cr

Pat Cummins IPL Salary

In the most recent IPL auction, Pat Cummins commands a substantial salary of Rs. 20.50 Cr, making it the second-highest in IPL history. Sunrisers Hyderabad secured his services in the 2023 mini-auction for the upcoming IPL 2024. This significant investment is justified by Cummins' stellar performances in both IPL and international cricket.

TOTAL IPL INCOME: Rs. 641,500,000

Pat Cummins IPL: FAQs

Q1. When did Pat Cummins make his IPL Debut?

Answer. Pat Cummins made his IPL Debut in the 2014 edition.

Q2. What is Pat Cummins' highest bid in the IPL auctions?

Answer. In the IPL 2023 mini-auction, Sunrisers Hyderabad acquired Cummins for a record-breaking Rs. 20.50 Cr.

Q3. Which IPL team did Pat Cummins represent in 2018, and why did he not play?

Answer. In 2018, Pat Cummins joined Mumbai Indians but was ruled out due to a 'bone edema in his vertebrae.'

Q4. Which IPL team acquired Pat Cummins for the 2024 edition?

Answer.  Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) acquired Pat Cummins for the 2024 IPL season. 

Q5. How much is Pat Cummins' total IPL income?

Answer. Pat Cummins' total IPL income is Rs. 641,500,000.