Cummins was elevated to the captaincy after his predecessor Tim Paine left the role last month, with the keeper undoing with revelations of a historic sex scandal.
Paine herself is unexpectedly recruited into the prestigious job in the aftermath of Cape Town The shadow tampering scandal temporarily subsided Steve Smith and David Warner but his early claims of virtue were beginning to sound hollow by the time he was forced to resign.
On the other hand, Cummins boasts an impeccable demeanor with his warm demeanor proving no barrier to his status as a top speed bowler. world.
And, speaking on the eve of the first Ash Test at The Gabba, he offered a blueprint for how the party would conduct themselves on his watch.
“When I’m relaxed, I play my best cricket, most people give their best when they’re relaxed,” he said.
“I want to make sure everyone is doing what they do best and not getting caught up in too many unnecessary fights. You don’t have to go out looking for a fight.
“We have a lot of fun and enjoy our cricket but we don’t stop working when we get the chance. We will do it with a smile on our face.
“I strongly believe in focusing on our game and making sure that everything goes in order, not getting caught up in what the opposition is doing. Hopefully I’ll continue to pursue that and I’ll encourage my teammates to do it – it’s Test of cricket so there will be some hot moments but we’ll check.
“The last couple of years have caught everyone’s attention, so I don’t think you’ll see too many people crossing the line.”
Paine has taken a break from the game following revelations of his exchange with a former Tasmanian Cricket employee, but Cummins revealed that the 36-year-old may still have some input for the series he She hopes to play the lead role in .
“It was good to talk (with him). He still wishes he was here and a part of it all but he needs to stay home,” Cummins said.
“I will continue to rely on him for ideas on how to work with our players, he has great experience and he is a great guy that I will continue to learn from. ”
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