15. August 2022

Washington Sundar takes five-wicket haul on County debut

NORTHAMPTON: Indian all-rounder

Washington Sundar

began off his county cricket stint for Lancashire with a bang, choosing up a five-wicket haul on his debut in opposition to Northamptonshire at Northampton in the course of the ongoing

County Championship Division

one on Wednesday.

Sundar was completely phenomenal with the ball. He acquired his first wicket within the second ball of his first over, dismissing skipper Will Young for two. Later, he went on to scalp some key wickets of his opponent’s center order. He dismissed

Ryan Rickelton

(22), Rob Keogh (54), Tom Taylor (1) and wicketkeeper-batter Lewis McManus (61). By dismissing Keogh, he additionally broke a 77-run partnership between him and McManus.

The county in June confirmed the signing of Indian all-rounder, Washington Sundar. The all-rounder reached Old Trafford, the house of Lancashire Cricket on Monday. He obtained his jersey upon his arrival.

Sundar will likely be obtainable for the entire Royal London One-Day Cup competitors, and health relying, on various County Championship video games in July.

The 22-year-old all-rounder, who bowls off-spin, has already represented India in all three worldwide codecs and has additionally revamped 50 appearances within the Indian Premier League (IPL). In 2017, on the age of simply 18 years and 80 days, Washington grew to become the youngest participant to debut for India in T20Is and he has since made 31 appearances within the shortest format for his nation – taking 25 wickets.

Washington additionally represented India 4 instances in One Day Internationals and in 4 Test matches, most lately within the house Test collection win in opposition to England in early 2021.

He performs home cricket in India for Tamil Nadu and has usually been in comparison with fellow spin bowling all-rounder, R Ashwin, who additionally progressed by the ranks within the Southern Indian state.

After representing India on the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, Washington changed Ashwin at Rising Pune Supergiant for the 2017 IPL, bowling at a powerful economic system price to assist his aspect to the ultimate.

In First-Class cricket, Washington has claimed 36 dismissals in 17 matches while additionally putting 5 fifties and a century with the bat. He’s additionally picked up 44 wickets in List A cricket.

Coming to the Sundar’s match, Northamptonshire has a 128-run lead within the recreation and so they stand at 25/1 of their second innings on the finish of Day 2, with Will Young (8*) and Emilio Gay (7*).

In their first innings, Lancashire was bundled out for simply 132 runs. Josh Bohannon (31), Keaton Jennings (27) put up notable contributions. Sundar was dismissed for simply two. Pacer Jack White was the main bowler for Northamptonshire, taking 5/14. With this, Northamptonshire acquired a 103-run lead within the match.

Electing to bat first, Northamptonshire had put up 235 runs on the board of their first innings. Lewis McManus (61) and Rob Keogh (54) have been high contributors for Northamptonshire with the bat.

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