“ I really wish you would become an Australian captain soon ”

Pat Cummins is currently in the Maldives.

Dinesh Karthik and Pat Cummins. (Photo source: IPL / BCCI)

Australia’s decorated speedster Pat Cummins celebrates his 28th birthday on May 8, Saturday. Cummins is currently in the Maldives with other Australian players as he waits for the Australian government to lift the ban on people coming from India. The right arm stimulator plied his trade for the two-time champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Meanwhile, the Knight Riders surprised the Birthday Boy with a special and heartwarming video. In a video uploaded to the official KKR Twitter account, various Kolkata players including Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill, Prasidh Krishna and many more wished Pat Cummins on his special day.

The video began with the West Indian multi-purpose explosive Russell wishing Cummins in a unique way, “What is poppin bro?” You know it’s a special day. I just want to wish you a happy birthday. No.1 bowling tester in the world for a reason, ”

Morgan and Karthik send birthday wishes to Pat Cummins

Meanwhile, it was the wish of the old one KKR veteran wicket captain and keeper who has caught the eye of internet users. While wishing the 28-year-old, Karthik is hopeful that Cummins will soon be named the skipper of the Australian national team as he has all the skills to become a good leader.

“I think in KKR we are very lucky to have a player like you. One of the best in the world. I wish you a very, very happy birthday. I sincerely hope that you will soon become an Australian captain. I think you have all the skills to do it. I wish you all the best, ”Karthik said.

Discussions about Cummins as head of Australia have been going on for some time now. Current Australian test skipper Tim Paine does not have an ideal outing as a leader as his Australia lost the home test series to India. So, rumor has it that Pat Cummins will become the next captain if Australia also fails in the ashes.

Later in the clip, Eoin Morgan also wished the Aussie pacer by saying, “Happy Birthday Boss,” while opener Shubman Gill also wished Cummins “Happy Birthday.”

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