New Delhi: Young player Washington Sundar played an important role in India’s victory in Brisbane. Washington scored 62 runs in the opening innings at Gaba to keep India in the game, then scored 22 runs in the second innings, including a six over Pat Cummins. Apart from that, he also took four wickets.
The 21-year-old Washington (Washington Sundar) was a top-notch specialist drummer in the Indian Under-19 days, but he blossomed his off-spin and joined the Indian T20 team.
Sundar congratulated the players
Washington Sundar believes that for a young player on the test team there is no need to take inspiration from an outside player as there are a lot of ideal players in the Indian dressing room.
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Washington Sundar said: “ As a youngster, when I want to be inspired by someone, I have so many ideal players in my locker room. Players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin are there. These players are always ready to help.
Sundar praised Ravi Shastri
Young Washington Sundar shared how Ravi Shastri’s “ persistence and commitment ” in the locker room worked as a tonic for those who are up for any kind of challenge, including tryouts. The inauguration of the sleeves for India is also included.
Washington told PTI-language from his home in Chennai: “ If I ever get a chance to start heats in test matches from India, it will be a godsend for me. I think I’ll take it as a challenge the same way our trainer Ravi monsieur did during his playing days.
He said: “Delighted, sir, told us about the inspiring things from his playing days. Like how he got his start as a specialist spinner and took four wickets and hit at number ten in that game against New -Zeeland.
Washington Sundar said: “ And from there, how he became a test opener and how he faced all of the best fast bowlers of his time. I would also like to start the heats in test matches like him ”.
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Washington Sundar was invited to stay in Australia as a net bowler after the limited series ended. This allowed him to play heavily on the net with the red ball.
Other than a test in India, Washington Sundar, who played 26 T20s and an ODI, said: “ It really helped me because I was asked to be part of the squad for the test matches. . But it was the strategy of all the coaches, including our bowling coach Bharat Arun sir, that helped.
He said: “The pitch wasn’t helping on day one in Brisbane but taking Steve Smith’s wicket as the first test wicket was like a dream come true.”