IND vs NZ: “Really Good Prospect For The Future, Especially In White-Ball Formats” – Wasim Jaffer Hails Washington Sundar

Washington Sundar
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Former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer hailed young all-rounder Washington Sundar’s performance with both bat and ball in the first T20I against New Zealand. The Men in Blue lost a match to the Black Caps by 21 runs in the first T20I at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi on Friday, January 27. The visitors took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

After winning the toss, Team India bowlers restricted the opposition to 176 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. The 23-year-old took two wickets for 22 runs in his four-over quota. Sundar put up a great fight with the bat in the run chase until the last over and scored his maiden T20I half-century when all other batsmen failed to score.

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Pleased To See Washington Sundar Do Well – Wasim Jaffer

Speaking to ESPNcricinfo, the former Indian opener praised Washington Sundar and said that he is a very good prospect for the future.

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“India would be happy that Washington Sundar got runs. He looks like a really good prospect for the future, especially in white-ball formats. India would have been pleased to see Washington Sundar do well,” Wasim Jaffer said.

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New Zealand got off to a solid start with the bat, with both openers scoring runs at a quick pace, but brought Team India back into the contest, dismissing well-set Finn Allen and Mark Chapman in the fifth over of the Kiwi innings.

The left-handed batter came to the crease at No. 6 when the score was 83/4, and the team lost wickets in quick succession, collapsing to 127/8. The Tamil Nadu cricketer smashed his maiden T20I fifty with 25 runs and finished with 50 off 28 balls after being dismissed by Lockie Ferguson in the last over of the innings.

India will take on New Zealand in the second T20I at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Sunday, January 29.

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