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.

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