Role All rounder / Left Hand Batsman & Right arm off break
Relation(s) M Sundar (Father)
Washington Sundar Biography
Washington Sundar is an Indian cricketer, born on 5th October 1999 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has played for the India Under-19 team as a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-spinner.
He became the youngest player to debut for India in T20Is, at the age of 18 years and 80 days.
Sundar’s career started by playing domestic cricket for Tamil Nadu. He appeared for 12 first class matches in which he scored 532 runs at an average of 31.29 and also took 300 wickets at an average of 26.93.
Washington made his first class debut for Tamil Nadu in the 2016-17 Ranji Trophy on 6 October 2016.
He made his Twenty20 debut for Rising Pune Supergiants in the 2017 Indian Premier League in April 2017.
He got his maiden national call up for the series against Sri Lanka and made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on 13 December 2017 and his T20I debut for India against Sri Lanka on 24 December 2017.
Rise to Glory
With his incredible performance in the domestic cricket, he was selected for Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League 2017.
In October 2017, he scored his maiden first-class century batting for Tamil Nadu against Tripura in the 2017-2018 Ranji Trophy.
He played a crucial role for the Rising Pune Supergiants to their journey to reach the finals of the 2017 IPL.
In 2017, he was selected by Rising Pune Supergiant as a replacement for Ravichandran Ashwin. He was man of the match in IPL 2017 played between Mumbai Indians and Pune Supergiants in which he took 3 wickets for 16 runs.