Pat Cummins set new record: 5 wickets as Captain on day of Ashes Series
Pat Cummins became first Australian bowlers since Richie Benaud in 1962 who took 5 wickets on first day of Ashes as Captain. Pat Cummins is first bowlers in Ashes since 1982 who took 5 wicket in first test match as captain .Bob Willis took 5 wickets in 1982 vs Australia in first test of Ashes as captain.
Pat Cummins also join the elite list of captains who took 5 wicket on day one of Test match as Captain.
Bowlers who took 5 on 1st day as test captain are
CA Smith 5/19 ENG vs SA Port Elizabeth 1889
GOB Allen 5/35 ENG vs IND Lord’s 1936
Imran Khan 7/52 PAK vs ENG Birmingham 1982
Pat Cummins 5/38 AUS vs ENG Brisbane 2021.
Pat Cummins bowled 13.1 overs and picked 5 wicket for 38. Ben Stokes became first Victim of Pat cummins as Captain.
Roy Burns became first player dismissed on first ball of Ashes series since 85 years ago .Mitchell Starc became first bowler in 85 years who took wickets on first delivery of Ashes.