Washington Sundar

Country: India
Born: October 05, 1999, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Bowling Allrounder

Washington Sundar Bio

Washington Sundar, the young and talented cricketer from India, has showcased his versatility and skills on the cricket field, making a name for himself as both a batsman and an offspinner. Born on October 5, 1999, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Sundar’s journey in cricket has been nothing short of remarkable.

Coming from a cricketing background, Sundar’s father was also a cricketer who narrowly missed out on making it into the Tamil Nadu Ranji probables. Inspired by his father’s love for the game, Sundar developed a deep passion for cricket from a young age. His father’s godfather, Mr. Washington, played a significant role in shaping Sundar’s career. This led to the unique decision of naming him Washington as a sign of gratitude.

Sundar’s journey towards becoming an accomplished cricketer began as a batsman. However, he soon realized that bowling was his true calling. In his early days, Sundar found fielding to be mundane and only came alive when he had a ball in hand. Under the guidance of former Indian off-spinner M Venkataramana, his bowling skills steadily improved, and he started taking the craft more seriously.

Sundar’s breakthrough moment came in 2016 when he represented India in the Under-19 World Cup. His impressive performances caught the attention of the cricket fraternity and earned him a coveted spot in the Rising Pune Supergiant squad for the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL). Replacing the seasoned R Ashwin, Sundar proved himself to be a worthy asset for his team, contributing with both bat and ball.

Notable for his ability to keep the runs in check while bowling, Sundar possesses exceptional discipline and control over line and length. His impressive economy rate has often been a game-changer for his team. His talent was not confined to the IPL alone, as he made a mark in domestic one-day competitions as well.

Sundar’s hard work and determination paid off when he made his Twenty20 debut at the tender age of 17. Since then, his progress has been a testament to his skill and dedication. Looking at his statistics, it is evident that he has achieved significant milestones in his career.

Off the field, Sundar is known for his grounded and humble nature. Despite his achievements, he remains level-headed and focused on further honing his skills. He is a true role model for aspiring cricketers who look up to him as an inspiration.

At just 21 years of age, Sundar has already made a strong impression in the world of cricket. As he continues to showcase his talent and versatility as a player, the future looks promising for this rising star. The Indian cricket team and fans eagerly anticipate his continued success and hope to witness many more memorable performances from Washington Sundar in the years to come.

Washington Sundar Career Stats

Washington Sundar Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 6 2 265 96* 66.25 502 52.78 0 3 31 5 1 0
T20Is 43 15 5 107 50 10.7 71 150.7 0 1 10 6 13 0
ODIs 19 11 1 265 51 26.5 311 85.2 0 1 20 7 4 0
FC 26 40 6 1085 159 31.91 2223 48.8 1 7 119 15 17 0
List A 74 53 11 933 70 22.21 1169 79.81 0 2 66 14 28 0
T20s 136 85 22 1209 54* 19.19 1005 120.29 0 3 98 37 37 0

Washington Sundar Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 4 7 526 299 6 3/89 4/169 49.83 3.41 87.6 0 0 0
T20Is 43 41 807 968 34 3/18 3/18 28.47 7.19 23.7 0 0 0
ODIs 19 16 636 521 18 3/30 3/30 28.94 4.91 35.3 0 0 0
FC 26 43 3465 1702 55 6/87 11/181 30.94 2.94 63 2 3 1
List A 74 64 2823 2154 68 5/48 5/48 31.67 4.57 41.5 0 1 0
T20s 136 132 2563 2980 98 3/10 3/10 30.4 6.97 26.1 0 0 0

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