All-rounder Washington Sundar, who’s engaged on his rehabilitation on the National Cricket Academy, will play red-ball cricket for Lancashire in county.
Washington Sundar final performed for India in February 2022 (Reuters Photo)
HIGHLIGHTSWashington Sundar has not performed for India since West Indies ODIs in FebruarySundar suffered a number of accidents throughout IPL 2022Sundar just isn’t a part of India’s tour of Ireland and England
All-rounder Washington Sundar is all set to play county cricket for Lancashire as he eyes sport time after recovering from a hand damage that affected his IPL 2022 participation. Sundar is at present engaged on his rehabilitation together with Deepak Chahar and T Natarajan on the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
Washington Sundar who had picked up hand accidents on a couple of event throughout his maiden stint with SunRisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022 was not picked for the T20I sequence towards South Africa. He can be not a part of the sequence towards Ireland, which can be performed on June 26 and 28 whereas the all-rounder just isn’t a part of India’s Test facet for the rescheduled Test in England.
Notably, Sundar returned to motion in ODIs towards the West Indies earlier than IPL 2022 after having missed a giant chunk of worldwide cricket, together with final yr’s T20 World Cup and the tour of South Africa. Sundar solely performed 9 matches for SRH in IPL 2022 and solely 6 for Royal Challengers Bangalore final yr as he missed the second half of the season within the UAE.
However, Sundar can be making use of a stint to play red-ball cricket with Lancashire to realize extra sport time, in line with the Press Trust of India.
“Washington is nearing full fitness and he needs a lot of game time, which he will get only in red-ball cricket. He is going to play for Lancashire and this exposure will do him a world of good,” PTI quoted a BCCI supply as saying.
It stays to be seen if Sundar can be concerned in India’s plans for the T20 World Cup as he had been an integral member within the shortest format of the sport. Sundar had additionally begun to turn out to be a daily in Test cricket as he performed the house sequence towards England final yr following his heroics in Australia.