Ellen Border said – Pat Cummins will have a tough test in the Test series against India
IND vs AUS Test Series: Allan Border has praised Pat Cummins as captain but said that next month's Test series against India will be a 'tough test' for Cummins. Pat Cummins took over the Test captaincy after Tim Paine stepped down from the captaincy before the 2021-22 Ashes series.
Both teams have been announced for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy starting next month for India and Australia. The first Test match between India and Australia will be played in Nagpur from 9 February. Earlier, Australia's great batsman and captain Allan Border praised Pat Cummins as captain but also said that the Test series against India next month will be a 'tough test' for Cummins. Please tell that Pat Cummins took over the Test captaincy after Tim Paine stepped down from the captaincy before the 2021-22 Ashes series.
Australia won the Ashes series 4-0 under the captaincy of Pat Cummins. Australia has since won a series against Pakistan, West Indies and South Africa and drew the series 1-1 against Sri Lanka last year. ABC Sport quoted Border as saying that it would be an acid test for him and his team. The next 12 months will be tough for Australia and Cummins' captaincy as India is the final frontier for the Aussies.
The 67-year-old Border said that India does not win most of the matches. It's a difficult place to play and a difficult place to win and England are in the same position. Border said he was worried when Cummins took over the Test captaincy, but the pacer made sure it did not affect his bowling.
He further said that Cummins proved many people wrong with his captaincy as he handled the captaincy very well. Australia will be aiming to register their first Test series win in India since 2019. When the first Test will be played in Nagpur on 9 February.