The KKR fast bowler Pat Cummins shared his fond memories with the franchise to the Youtube Channel titled '" The Grade Cricketer". The Australian pacer delineated the scenes after the 2014 IPL final. READ MORE Maxwell doesn't need to play domestic cricket to make a comeback in Tests: Victoria coach Chris Rogers
KKR had defeated KXIP(now Pinjab Kings) in a thrilling final of IPL 2014 played at Banglore. "We flew back next day to Kolkata and had one lap around Eden Garden while crowd was crying their eyes out as our owner Shahrukh Khan was leading." Pat Cummins said. "We were just walking towards hotel as around two hundred of crowds were lying on streets."
The speedster also mentioned how wonderfully he was impressed by then 16 year old Pant. Pat Cummins was bought by the Delhi Daredevils team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 4.5 crore where he bagged 15 wickets in 12 games.bCummins was later ruled out of the entire tournament due to an injury.
In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a price of 15.5 crore, making him the most expensive overseas player in IPL auction history but could only pick 12 wickets from 14 games. He was retained by KKR for IPL 2021.
Kolkata Knight Riders will face Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 11 at Banglore.