Best contribution by Washington Sundar in international cricket

Washington has been sidelined by injuries since his 2017 debut, forcing him to miss the following two World Cups. This year, the big event will be held in his own country, so he has a real shot at making a name for himself.

Washington Sundar is a good option for a squad that needs a batter who can also bowl. His batting credentials are unrivalled, and he is also a solid off-spinner who can bowl in the powerplay.

Washington Sundar nearing full fitness, to play for Lancashire county side  in England - India Today

For a team that likes floaters, Washington is tailor-made.  With his steady approach at the crease, he can bat anywhere in the top order or even bridge the gap between the middle and lower orders. 

He can be in the scheme of options if the team decided to use six bowlers and wants batting depth for the World Cup in India. As it is planned for October and November, dew is expected to have a significant impact on teams bowling second. Thus, rendering wrist spinners ineffective. As a result, Washington Sundar would be more than a helpful player on your team with Ravindra Jadeja.

Let’s look at his best moments from playing cricket at the international level.

2/22 vs New Zealand & 50(22), 2023

Washington Sundar slammed 50 off 28 balls in India's unsuccessful chase

With Ravindra Jadeja not fit to play and Axar Patel on a personal break, Washington Sundar showed glimpses of his ability. Taking wickets with the ball, grabbing a sensational return catch, and a half-century, the match looked like Washington Sundar vs New Zealand.

“He’s a very big plus and we’re looking for someone who can bat and bowl,” Hardik said of Washington.

3/30 vs West Indies, 2022

Sundar bowled nine overs, took three wickets, and allowed only 30 runs. In a match against West Indies in February 2022, he recorded his best bowling numbers in ODIs. His superb bowling was a crucial factor in India restricting West Indies to a meagre total of 176. With a six-wicket victory, the Indian team claimed victory.

3/89 vs Australia, 2021

Washington Sundar, T Natarajan show toughness and courage in tough Gabba  Test

In his first Test match against Australia in January 2021, Washington Sundar posted his greatest numbers in the game’s longest format to that point. Sundar took three crucial first-innings wickets—Steven Smith, Cameron Green, and Nathan Lyon—while only allowing 89 runs. India had won the fourth Test by three wickets.

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