Australian quick bowler Pat Cummins turned 28 on Saturday. To mark the event, the official Twitter deal with of Cricket Australia shared a video that reveals a diving Cummins working out India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara, courtesy a superb throw that hit the stumps straight. The clip is from India’s tour of Australia in 2018-19. The video is from the primary day of the opening Test match of the four-match collection between the 2 groups. At the top of a blazing sizzling day in Adelaide, the Australian pacer displayed outstanding agility to hit the stumps straight. Pujara was dismissed for a superb 123.
“One of the good run outs of all time! Direct hit. Happy birthday to the person who can do absolutely anything, @PatCummins30,” Cricket.com.au captioned the video.
One of the good run outs of all time!
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) May 8, 2021
After the early departure of Indian openers, KL Rahul and Murali Vijay, and skipper Virat Kohli, Pujara confirmed loads of grit in punishing circumstances.
He was run out on the fifth ball of the final over, which was being bowled by Josh Hazlewood. Pujara went for a dangerous single to retain the strike, as India had misplaced 9 wickets at this level.
Hazelwood bowled a size ball, Pujara gently nudged it on the on-side and took off for a single. What adopted subsequent was pure brilliance.
Cummins ran to the appropriate, picked up the ball with one hand and aimed for the stumps whereas falling on the bottom. Pujara was a yard brief when the ball hit the stumps. On his subsequent supply, Hazelwood dismissed Mohammed Shami to wrap up India’s innings for 250.
In reply, Australia had been bundled out for 235 runs of their first innings. A collective effort from Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul took India to 307 runs of their second innings. The vacationers bowled out the house group for 291 runs within the final innings and gained the match by 31 runs.
India went on to win the four-match Test collection 2-1. This was the primary time in seven a long time that an Indian group had clinched a Test collection in Australia.
A few weeks in the past, Cummins, who performs for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the Indian Premier League (IPL), donated USD 50,000 particularly for the acquisition of oxygen provides for hospitals in India, because the nation confronted an enormous surge in COVID-19 circumstances.
He additionally urged colleagues within the IPL to contribute.
Earlier this week, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) postponed the 14th version of the IPL after gamers and help employees of a number of groups examined optimistic for COVID-19.
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