IPL 2020: Pat Cummins justifies IPL price tag, loss disappoints David Warner

Pat Cummins justified his $2.1 million price tag, boosting Kolkata Knight Riders’ playoff hopes in the process, but his Australia team mate David Warner was disappointed by Sunrisers Hyderabad’s struggles in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Cummins, the league’s most expensive player this season, had gone wicketless in the six of his last seven games but the 27-year-old roared back into form on Saturday just as the tournament’s playoff race begins to intensify.

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The right-arm pacer struck with his very first delivery and went on to claim 3-17 as Kolkata thumped second placed Delhi Capitals by 59 runs to remain on course for a playoff slot.

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Meanwhile, Warner was left disappointed after Sunrisers Hyderabad choked in their pursuit of a modest target against Kings XI Punjab and slumped to their seventh defeat in 11 matches.

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