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“Truly inspirational for world cricket,” Twitterati reacts as Cricket Australia names Pat Cummins as the ODI captain

Pat Cummins became the 27th ODI captain for Australia.

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Fans on Twitter praised Cricket Australia’s move to name a fast bowler as the captain of the ODI team. They lauded the pacer for being an inspiration to world cricket as despite being the pacer he will captain the team in the two formats.

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Pat Cummins named 27th ODI captain of the Australian cricket team

Cricket Australia named premier pacer Pat Cummins as the 27th ODI captain of the Australian Cricket Team. After Aaron Finch called time in his ODI career, the governing body came under massive pressure about who to make the next captain.

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There were many speculations about who to make the skipper. While many called Steve Smith the front-runner to reinsert Aaron finch, there were reports that suggested that CA might remove David Warner’s captaincy ban and make him the skipper in the 50-over format.

Cummins, who is also the Australian Test captain will take over the reins of the ODI team from the series against England at home later this year. The move to bring him as the leader of the side could prove to be handy for Australia as he has proved his prowess as a leader in the Tests.

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Cummins is yet to lose a series as a Test captain of Australia and it’ll be a massive boost for the team considering the ODI World  Cup slated to take place next year in India.

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Fans on Twitter react as Pat Cummins becomes Australian ODI captain

As Cricket Australia named Pat Cummins as the skipper of the ODI team, fans on Twitter give mixed reactions to it. While many called it a sensational move, some were unhappy as felt that handing this much work to the pacer will spoil his career. Here are some of the reactions.

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