Washington Sundar out of Dharamsala Test; to participate in Ranji Trophy semi-final – Reports

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Indian all-rounder Washington Sundar will play in the Ranji Trophy semi-final against Mumbai at the BKC, providing a significant boost for Tamil Nadu, according to the Indian Express.

Sundar recently played for India in the third T20I match against Afghanistan and is also part of India’s squad for the fifth Test against England. After selection in the Ranji Trophy semi-final match against Mumbai, the right-handed all-rounder is most likely to miss the fifth Test to be played in Dharamsala starting March 7.

Washington Sundar He has been one of those underrated players who has always shown decent performance whenever he has been given the opportunity. However, Sundar did not get any chance in the course IND vs ENG Test series as the team was already full of quality spinners like Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav.

Washington Sundar to play Ranji Trophy semi-final against Mumbai

Last year turned out to be a mixed year for Washington Sundar as a player. He was in and out of the white-ball team, but also had to miss half of the Indian Premier League due to a hamstring injury. Sundar had an exceptional debut in Test cricket when he scored a half-century in his first Test match against Australia and played an important role in India’s historic Test victory in Brisbane.

Washington Sundar will prove pivotal for Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy semi-final match against Mumbai. Sundar has been economical with the ball in white-ball cricket so far and can control the flow of runs. Sundar would hope to perform well for his team and help them reach the final. Tamil Nadu has been able to win the Ranji Trophy twice, and the last time it did so was in the year 1988.

Tamil Nadu has shown a brilliant performance in the current edition of the Ranji Trophy and ended up topping the Elite Group C table with four wins in seven games and one loss. Two games ended in a draw. Tamil Nadu defeated Saurashtra in the quarter-final match by an innings and 338 runs and made a strong innings in the semi-final of the premium Indian national tournament.

Narayan Jagadeesan has been Tamil Nadu’s best player with the bat and is among the team’s top five run-scorers in the current edition of the tournament. Jagadeesan has scored 812 runs in eight games at an average of 90.22. His highest score has been 321, and he has hit 2 fifties and 1 hundred in the current edition of the tournament.

On the other hand, Sai Kishore is currently the leading wicket-taker in the current edition of the Ranji Trophy. Kishore has taken 47 wickets in 14 innings and will be hoping to continue the same performance in the semi-final against Mumbai.

Mumbai, on the other hand, are the Ranji Trophy giants, having won the title 41 times and hoping to continue their dominance by qualifying for another final.