Washington Sundar, an all-rounder representing Royal Challengers Bangalore, will miss the 2nd edition of the Indian Premier League, which begins on 19th September in the UAE. Sundar was chosen in India’s 20-man team for the five-match series versus England, yet he was forced to withdraw due to a finger injury sustained during a 3-day warm-up match at Chester-le-Street. Here is why Sundar Ruled Out Of UAE Leg Of IPL.
Sundar Ruled Out Of UAE Leg Of IPL
“Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the remainder of the IPL 2021 due to an impending finger injury. Akash Deep, a state cricketer from Bengal and net bowler with the franchise has been named as a replacement”.
The team continues to develop exceptional talents and create a pathway for young talents
“The movie reiterates the focus of RCB has been on grooming and nurturing young players as the team continues to develop exceptional talents and create a pathway for young talent to find their into IPL and Indian Cricket,” a press statement by the franchise released on August 30 read.
Sundar, together with Avesh Khan, was one of 2 players who played for the County XI versus India in the comforting game, and both of them have been termed out of the England series due to finger ailments.
Interestingly, the franchise has a number of new faces, including Sri Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga, Singapore all-rounder Tim David, pacer Dushmantha Chameera, and England all-rounder George Garton.
The unit was compelled to accept the changes after the Australian trio of Daniel Sams, Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson pulled out of the UAE leg of the contest, as well as the New Zealand duo of Finn Allen and Scott Kuggeleijn, who have been called up to the national team for the forthcoming five-T20I aside set in Bangladesh.
RCB has also seen a coaching change, with Simon Katich standing aside as head coach and being replaced by Mike Hesson. The Virat Kohli-led team will kick off their campaign against Eoin Morgan’s KKR on 20th September. RCB was in 3rd place at the time of the season especially interruption, following Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals.