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IPL 2017: Pat Cummins Wants to Take Zaheer Khan to Australia

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: April 20, 2017, 4:08 PM IST
IPL 2017: Pat Cummins Wants to Take Zaheer Khan to Australia

Zaheer Khan (L) and Pat Cummins (R)

New Delhi: Australian speedster Pat Cummins has been so awe-struck by former India pacer Zaheer Khan that he wants to take his Delhi Daredevils skipper back to Australia with him.

So far in the tournament, Delhi haven't played according to their vast potential and have lost three out of their opening five matches in the tenth edition of the league.

However, they can take heart from the fact that their bowling has been spot in the league. Overseas players like Cummins and Chris Morris, along with Indian players like Zaheer Khan and Shadab Nadeem have set the stage on fire.

Recently, Cummins lauded Zaheer's captaincy skills and also spoke about his excitement of playing under a captain, who is also a fast bowler.

"I wish I could take him (Zaheer Khan) back to Australia with me," Cummins said.

"I’m really enjoying playing with him. It’s not often you get a bowler as a captain and especially such an experienced one," he added.

Zaheer's vast experience at the top is working well for a young bowler like Cummins who has been in good form recently. In the 5 matches played so far in the league, Cummings has picked up 7 wickets with an economy of less than eight.

Delhi Daredevils will look to arrest their slide in their next match against Mumbai Indians on Saturday, and for that to happen, both Zaheer and Cummins remain crucial for the team.

First Published: April 20, 2017, 4:08 PM IST

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