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| On Apr 5, 2022 2:38 PM IST

IPL 2022: When will Pat Cummins join KKR Playing XI? Here’s the update

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Pat Cummins IPL 2022: It has been a topsy-curvy start to the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) so far. The Shreyas Iyer-led side went on register a phenomenal 6-wicket victory against defending champions Chennai Super Kings in the tournament opener but then suffered a poor 3-wicket defeat at the hands of Royal Challengers Bangalore. In their most recent game of IPL 2022 season, Kolkata defeated Punjab Kings by a convincing margin of 6 wickets.

KKR vs MI: When will Pat Cummins IPL 2022 join KKR Playing XI?

In a massive boost for the Kolkata Knight Riders, premier fast bowler Pat Cummins has already completed his mandatory quarantine period and will definitely be available for selection during the upcoming game against Mumbai Indians scheduled on 6 April, 2022 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. Cummins is very much likely to walk straight into the KKR playing XI with Sheldon Jackson replacing Sam Billings as the wicket-keeper batsman. Tim Southee has bowled really well in the last two games in order to retain his place in the side.

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During the IPL 2022 mega auction, the Kolkata Knight Riders once again bough Pat Cummins for an amount worth INR 7.25 Crore. The current Aussie Test skipper played just the first half of the Indian Premier League 2021 season where he managed to take a total of 9 wickets from 7 matches at an economy of 8.83.

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Pat Cummins Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Average Economy Recent Form
37 38 30.13 8.24 5/56, 3/23, 1/39, 2/75, 1/62

 

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians

With Australian limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch still not available, Kolkata Knight Riders will be expected to play Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Tim Southee and Pat Cummins as their four foreign players against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday.

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KKR Playing XI
1. Venkatesh Iyer
2. Ajinkya Rahane
3. Shreyas Iyer (C)
4. Nitish Rana
5. Andre Russell
6. Sheldon Jackson (wk)
7. Sunil Narine
8. Pat Cummins

9. Tim Southee
10. Varun Chakravarthy
11. Umesh Yadav

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