Pat Cummins made waves in the 2020 IPL Auction when he was bagged by KKR for a whopping INR 15.50 crores He was the most expensive buy in the 2020 IPL Auction wherein Cummins was all set to don purple and gold. He picked 12 wickets in 14 games that included a 4-wicket haul in the 2020 IPL season. The following season in 2021, he picked 9 wickets but his batting capabilities also came to the fore where he won a crucial match against CSK scoring an unbeaten 66. He was not retained by KKR ahead of the 2022 season but was brought in the IPL Auction for INR 7.25 crore. He will be leading the KKR bowling line-up this year.