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    Pat Cummins is open to becoming Australia’s next ODI captain on a rotation-type policy, and he is keen for David Warner to join him in the leadership mix.<br> Australia are yet to name their new ODI skipper in the wake of Aaron Finch’s retirement from the format last month.<br> Cummins is already the Test captain, and on paper would be the ideal ODI skipper to lead the side into next year’s World Cup.<br> But Australia’s packed schedule – and the emphasis placed on Test cricket – means it is not viable for Cummins to play every ODI fixture.<br> Instead, Cummins likes the idea of a captaincy committee, where the role could be shared as needed.<br> “(The captaincy) is something I’d be open to,” Cummins said on Sunday.<br> “(But) playing every single game isn’t realistic. It would be really seamless if you had a committee.<br> “The style of just about everyone in the team is really similar.

    We’ve got some great leaders in the team, we all get along great.”<br> Warner copped a lifetime leadership ban for his role in the South Africa sandpaper-gate scandal four years ago.<br> But Cricket Australia is now giving serious consideration to inserting an exemption clause to their code of conduct, allowing that exclusion to be challenged.<br> Warner would love to captain Australia, and Cummins is 100 per cent supportive.<br> “He’d be awesome at it,” Cummins said.<br> “There’s a few barriers at the moment, but certainly if they were removed, there wouldn’t be any qualms from any of the playing or coaching group.<br> “He’s a leader around our group. Always has been, always will be.<br> “He’s someone in the Test side I lean on a lot.

    If things changed (with his leadership ban), I’m sure he would be someone you would strongly consider to step up if needed.”<br> Australia’s preparations for the T20 World Cup will ramp up on Monday when they take on India at the Gabba in their final warm-up match.<br> The form of T20 captain Finch remains a talking point, with the 35-year-old not making it past 15 in his past four hits.<br> But Cummins is sure his teammate will fire during the World Cup, which begins for Australia on Saturday against New Zealand at the SCG.<br> “He’s a scary proposition for link slot gacor hari ini any opposition,” Cummins said.<br> “He’s got 3000 T20 international runs to his name, and he’s still brave enough to take the game on. Big tournament from him I’m sure.”<br>

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