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Pat Cummins named Australia’s 47th Test captain
Australia has made a call on who will replace Tim Paine as Test captain after a week of uncertainty around the important role.
Pat Cummins has become the first fast bowler to captain Australia since Ray Lindwall more than 60 years ago as he has been officially unveiled as Australia’s 47th Test match skipper today.
Cummins has been elevated from the vice-captaincy after Tim Paine sensationally quit as captain when his sexting scandal became public last week.
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Former skipper Steve Smith has also been named vice-captain, completing his redemption story after he was suspended for …
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