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AUS vs PAK: Pat Cummins praises Mitchell Marsh for sticking to 'clear process' after Test resurgence


Australia captain Pat Cummins praised Mitchell Marsh for sticking to his clear process after his recent resurgence in the Test arena following their win over Pakistan in the Perth Test.

Marsh delivered a standout performance in the first Test against Pakistan at Perth Stadium, showcasing his prowess as an all-rounder. In his first Test match in Perth in six years, Marsh scored an impressive 90 runs in the first innings, narrowly missing out on what would have been a deeply personal century on his home ground. | AUS vs PAK, 1st Test Scorecard |


He followed up with a solid 63 not out in the second innings, contributing significantly to Australia’s dominant 360-run victory over Pakistan.

Beyond his batting feats, Marsh also made his mark with the ball, taking the crucial wicket of Pakistan’s former captain Babar Azam, which he described as a satisfying moment given Azam’s status as a class player.

His contributions were pivotal in setting the stage for Australia’s win, and his performance was rewarded with the Player of The Match award.

Speaking after the game, as quoted by the West Australian, Cummins said that Marsh has a clear process when it comes to all three formats of the game. The Aussies skipper feels that the all-rounder has found a really good game plan and also credited him for picking the wicket of Babar Azam.

“I think he just has a really clear process at the moment in whatever format it is. He knows how to score runs, and he doesn’t care what it really looks like,” Cummins said post-game.

“I think in the past you can get caught up in there’s a template of how you’re meant to play Test cricket, and you’ve got to have a great forward defence.

“I think the way Travis Head’s gone about it, how David Warner’s played his whole career, and now Mitch Marsh shows you’ve got to score runs, and it doesn’t really matter how you score them.

“I think he’s found a really good game plan wherever he is in the world and the great wicket of Babar (Azam) as well, so he chips in as an