Miguel Cummins Biography
Fast, aggressive but sometimes erratic, Miguel Cummins is an upcoming fast bowling prospect for a spiraling West Indies side.
The highly rated bowler has made some big strides in world cricket already, illustrated by many experts listing him as one of the young bowlers to look forward to, in the not too distant future.
From Saint Michael Parish, Cummins attended Parkinson Memorial Secondary School, best known for its favorite student Malcolm Marshall. Cummins made his first-class debut for Barbados in 2012, playing a single match in the Regional Four Day Competition.
In the regional four-day competition final, the tearaway quick tool a five-wicket haul and helped in bowling out Trinidad and Tobago for 110. He continued his exploits in the second innings as well collecting nine wickets in match leading his side to a massive win.
Cummins’ raw pace saw him promoted to Windies A side, where he came up with some impressive performances.
Cummins made his ODI debut for the senior team in a one-off ODI against Ireland at Sabina Park, returning with figures of 1/42.
Rise to Glory
Cummins didn’t take too long to make a mark in international cricket though, as he got another opportunity against a strong visiting Indian line-up in 2016.
The fast bowler failed to make an impression in the first innings but came into his own in the second innings picking up a splendid six-wicket haul in second innings, proving that his exploits in first-class cricket were not merely a flash in the pan.
Cummins also got an opportunity to ply his trade for Trinidad and Tobago Red teel in the opening season of Caribbean Premier league.
Having made his mark as a national player, the quickie also plied his trade for Worcestershire at the end of the 2016 English county season, even picking a 12-wicket haul in a match against Essex.
With enough first-class experience under his belt, Cummins can be expected to move up the ranks, provided he makes the most of his opportunities at international level.