Captain Cummins Elated At Pakistan Triumph

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Pat Cummins says he is a mix of satisfaction and elation at becoming a member of two Australian captaincy greats in successful a Take a look at collection in Pakistan.

Cummins emulates Richie Benaud and Mark Taylor as the only Australian skippers to guide their group to a collection victory in Pakistan.

"It is considered one of simply immense satisfaction for me," Cummins mentioned after Australia's 115-run triumph over Pakistan within the third Test in Lahore on Friday delivered a 1-0 series win. Sexting

"Everyone seems to be simply totally elated.

"Winning the Ashes series was large however successful overseas would not occur very often." Sexting

Solely Benaud in 1959 and Taylor in 1998 - captains famend as Australia's shrewdest leaders - had previously overseen collection wins in Pakistan.

Cummins remains unbeaten in his eight Assessments as captain - first up, a 4-0 Ashes win over the old foe England and now a 1-zero victory in Pakistan.

And all that after being hustled into the highest job in the wake of Tim Paine's resignation because of a sexting scandal just 20 days previous to the start of the Ashes final December.

"The Ashes went rapidly and it was satisfying," Cummins said.

"However this was my first massive tour the place I wasn't a brand new captain any more.

"We had been enjoying overseas, international conditions ... a group of 30-odd folks here, gamers and staff on a mission to attempt to win the series.

"And as a captain, that's a big accountability.

"So I think this one is just incredibly satisfying and shown that our group right here is an excellent cricket workforce."

Cummins described the three-Test sequence in Pakistan as 15 days of toil.

"I did not count on it to go right down to the final session of the 15 days," Cummins stated.

After drawn encounters in the primary and second Exams, the Lahore finale was drifting too.

Then, late on Lahore's third day, Cummins and fellow paceman Mitchell Starc ripped Pakistan's first innings apart by taking 7-20 in the hour that reworked the series.

Cummins took 5-56 and then his bold declaration set Pakistan 351 to win from a most 117 overs. Sexting

Getting into the final day, Australia needed all 10 Pakistan second innings wickets; coming into the last session, they still needed 5 extra.

They received them in fashion, successful with greater than 15 overs to spare as spinner Nathan Lyon claimed 5-83 and Pakistan lost their last five wickets for 22 runs.

"Nathan Lyon bowled in addition to I've seen him bowl," Cummins said.

"He'd simply plant himself up one finish and go for 2 runs an over and feel like he was going to take wickets the entire time."

Appropriately, Cummins delivered the knockout blow, his 3-23 including the final wicket which delivered victory.

The skipper finished the sequence with 12 wickets at a median of 22.50 and Lyon's dozen victims got here at 44.91 apiece.