Pat Cummins Prioritises T20 World Cup Over IPL

With cricket dealing with an unsure future as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, Australian tempo spearhead Pat Cummins want to see the T20 World Cup at residence being held over the profitable IPL by which he would enter as the most costly international purchase.

Cummins grew to become the costliest international purchase within the IPL on the public sale in December when Kolkata Knight Riders shelled out a whopping Rs 15.50 crore for his providers.

“The T20 World Cup is something we’ve spoken about for the best part of two or three years. The (ODI) World Cup in 2015, that was absolutely a career highlight for me and I wasn’t even playing in the final. I’d love to see that go ahead,” Cummins was quoted as saying by the ‘Australian Associated Press’.

“That’s probably the big tournament this year for international cricket … I’d love for that to happen in a perfect world and if I was to be really greedy, I’d love for the IPL to happen as well.”

There is not any definitive phrase on the IPL but after it was postponed to April 15. With coronavirus instances persevering with to rise globally, it’s unlikely the cash-rich league will likely be organised anytime quickly.

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has recommend that the IPL ought to kick-start the cricketing season and be held earlier than the T20 World Cup, scheduled in October-November.

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