Washington Sunder IPL 2018 RCB: Wiki, Biography, Age, Sex, Stats, Performance, Team
Washington Sundar is an Indian cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-spinner. He has played for the India national under-19 cricket team as a batsman.
Considering his name title it shows some suspense. Actually, his father kept this name to Sundar in order to give thanks and respect to his mentor PD Washington. Now in the age of 18, he is on the list of some capable players who are considered as the Indian next generation players.
Sundar’s first-class debut was not that much impressive. His actual performance came on for India in the Under-19 world cup. It was held in Bangladesh. India reached to the finals and some credit must go to this player. Unfortunately, India lost the clash of Finals from West Indies.
Basically, he remained unsold during the 2017 IPL auction. After that, he was recruited as an injury replacement of Ravichandran Ashwin. He polished this chance very well with his accurate off breaks in its first-ever IPL final. He actually bowled well by taking 3 wickets for 16 runs. Although Rising Pune Supergiants lost the game by one run his performance remained in everyone eyes.
Full Name – Washington Sundar
Born – October 5, 1999
Age – 18 years
Sex – Male
Major teams – India Under-19s, Madras Rubber factory, India, RPS
Playing role – Middle-order batsman
Batting style – Left-hand batsman
Bowling style – Right-arm offbreak
Washington Sunder Photos
|ODI debut||India v Sri Lanka at Mohali, Dec 13, 2017|
|Last ODI||India v Sri Lanka at Mohali, Dec 13, 2017|
|First-class debut||Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Rohtak, Oct 6-8, 2016|
|Last first-class||Tamil Nadu v Baroda at Vadodara, Nov 25-28, 2017|
|List A debut||Maharashtra v Tamil Nadu at Cuttack, Mar 1, 2017|
|Last List A||Mumbai v Tamil Nadu at Chennai, Feb 8, 2018|
|T20s debut||Rising Pune Supergiant v Sunrisers Hyderabad at Pune, Apr 22, 2017|
|Last T20s||Tamil Nadu v Baroda at Kolkata, Jan 25, 2018|
Batting And Fielding Averages
|ODIs||First class||List A||T20s|
Facts You Should Know About Washington Sundar
He started playing at the age of 11 in the second division league in Chennai.
He was only 15 years old when he was picked for India’s U-19 squad. He impressed selectors in the Tamil Nadu Premier League, picking up 11 wickets in 9 games at an economy of below 6.
He started off as wicketkeeper-batsman but his school team at the U13 opted for another keeper so he had to switch over off-spin.
Sundar was the part of the Tamil Nadu squad which recently won the Vijay Hazare Trophy and Deodhar Trophy.
He belongs to the family of cricketers. His sister played for the TN women’s team and Father is also a Ranji player.
He was the highest run-scorer and second highest wicket-taker in the second edition of TNPL. He scored 459 runs averaging 76.5 at a strike rate of 154.54 and 15 wickets at 12.73 along with an Economy rate of 6.16.