Huge IPL Dollars Don’t Mean the Ball Suddenly Swings More: Pat Cummins | Cricket News

SYDNEY: spearhead of Australian rhythm Pat Cummins feels sold for big bucks in the IPL auctions puts different pressure on the players since a good performance can never be guaranteed.
The 27-year-old is one of the popular league’s most expensive foreign players. Calcutta knight horsemen had shelled out a whopping Rs 15.50 crore for him in the 2019 IPL auction of players.
Chris Morris became the costliest foreign purchase ever made at this year’s auction when Royals of Rajasthan bought the South African all-rounder for Rs 16.25 crore.
Cummins said a player is always under pressure to play professional cricket.
“Anytime you play professional cricket anywhere there will be a lot of pressure. If you come out of a good game there is pressure to do it again, if you come out of a bad game there is there is pressure to perform, ”he said. its IPL franchise KKRofficial site of.
“I guess the auction brings a different kind of pressure. We just have to try to manage this. Just because you’ve gone for more money doesn’t mean the ball suddenly swings more or the wicket is suddenly more. green, or the limits are larger. ”
KKR failed to qualify for the playoffs, Cummins finished the previous edition with 12 wickets of 14 games at a saving rate of 7.86.
“It’s the same playing field so I’m just trying to focus on what I’m doing well. I guess that’s what’s going to bring the best success for KKR while I’m here,” added Cummins.
Cummins, who was also part of the franchise in 2014 when the league was played in India and the United Arab Emirates, said he learned a lot from bowling under conditions different from Australia.
“I have amazing memories. My first experience playing with players outside of Australia, my first experience with the IPL. I watched a lot of it on TV and yes, I loved it.
“It’s difficult to bowling here in India or the United Arab Emirates. The wickets are different from Australia, the fields are smaller. So you have to learn and find different ways. We had people. great people around the team to learn.
“I have every two months to spend with Jacques Kallis. I loved this experience, it made me want to know more, ”he added.