Australian pacer Pat Cummins, who is currently engaged in his Indian Premier League duties with the Kolkata Knight Riders, has been a vital cog in their set-up and his blistering knock of 66* from 34 deliveries last week is a proof of it.
Apart from his heroics on the pitch, Cummins on Monday also made an significant USD 50,000 donation in the PM CARES fund, an assist to India’s ongoing jostle against the second wave of the novel coronavirus.
— Pat Cummins (@patcummins30) April 26, 2021
Cummins also urged fellow players, who are participating in the lucrative T20 league, to come forward and donate for the same. After which, former Australian pacer Brett Lee also joined Cummin’s humanitarian gesture and announced that he will donate 1 BTC (Bitcoin) to Crypto Relief to help with the purchase of oxygen supplies for the hospitals across India.
— Brett Lee (@BrettLee_58) April 27, 2021
Cummins, who was roped by KKR in 2020 for a whopping amount of Rs 15.50 crore, has so far had a moderate outing in the ongoing campaign and has so far picked just six wickets from the same number of matches. The Australian pacer will interact with WION editor-in-chief Palki Sharma Upadhyay at 9 pm on Wednesday night on her show Gravitas, where Cummins will discuss a range of topics.
Watch the @patcummins30 interview with me on his big donation, life in a bio-secure bubble, playing cricket during a pandemic, his reading list, dream match and a lot more on @WIONews tonight at #9pmIST on #Gravitas @KKRiders pic.twitter.com/JumeKfYQln
— Palki Sharma (@palkisu) April 28, 2021
Cummins unbeaten knock of 66 against the Chennai Super Kings helped the Australian join a rare list of players to fetch 30 or more runs in a single over.