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Pat Cummins admits he would relish taking the prized wicket of England captain Joe Root in this week’s opening Ashes Test in Brisbane, even if he had not earned a late promotion into the Australian captaincy.
Cummins makes his debut as captain when the series begins at the Gabba on Wednesday, after Tim Paine’s resignation due to a sexting scandal less than three weeks before the opener.
The 28-year-old is the first fast bowler to lead Australia in 65 years and his promotion increases the prospect of the teams’ leaders going head to head when hostilities finally begin...