Recovering from a left wrist harm, Australia captain Pat Cummins on August 15 mentioned he’s eyeing a return to worldwide cricket throughout his aspect’s three-match ODI collection towards India in late September, forward of the World Cup.
Cummins, who fractured his wrist throughout the fifth Ashes Check on the Oval (July 27-31), has been suggested relaxation for six weeks.
The tempo bowler is ready to overlook Australia’s five-match ODI collection towards South Africa between September 7 and 17. Australia will play ODIs towards India on September 22, 24 and 27.
“I am going to head over to South Africa on the back-end of that leg. However we’re most likely trying extra at these one-dayers (towards India) forward of the World Cup.
“It should not be too dangerous. One other few weeks and it will be proper,” mentioned Cummins, sounding hopeful of him enjoying within the World Cup to be held in India from October 5 and November 19.
Cummins mentioned he would most likely assess his position as ODI captain after the World Cup.
“The captaincy for the ODIs, we have sort of shared round slightly bit. We’ll recover from there, and take a look at that,” he mentioned.
Cummins mentioned Mitchell Marsh, who has been appointed as Australia’s T20I captain, is the logical option to succeed him within the position of the ODI chief.
“The nice factor is we’ve just a few choices. (Mitchell Marsh) might be the obvious one if he is doing the T20s as nicely. Off the sphere, he is only a nice people-person. His power’s infectious, he is nice to hold round with, at all times good enjoyable.”
Cummins had taken over as Australia’s 50-over format captain final yr from Aaron Finch however since then he had led solely in two of the six ODIs they performed.
He missed one match towards England as Josh Hazlewood stepped in.
Steve Smith led Australia in a three-match ODI collection towards India earlier this yr as Cummins returned house following the loss of life of his mom.