Reputed commentator Aakash Chopra feels that Washington Sundar shall be a part of India’s taking part in XI within the Asia Cup 2023 ultimate. Washington Sundar has been inducted into India’s squad as a substitute for Axar Patel.
Axar Patel suffered an harm within the earlier India vs Bangladesh match. Whereas batting, the left-handed batsman confronted a number of blows on his wrist for forearms. In consequence, he was dominated out of the Asia Cup 2023 ultimate.
You May See Washington Sundar Play In The Ultimate As Properly: Aakash Chopra
Whereas talking on his YouTube channel, former India opener Aakash Chopra mentioned that Washington Sundar would possibly play within the IND vs SL Asia Cup 2023 ultimate.
“The breaking information is that Washington Sundar has been despatched to Sri Lanka. He has already landed. You would possibly see him taking part in within the ultimate as nicely. He’s fully out of the field as a result of there’s a slight harm concern for Axar Patel,” the 45-year-old mentioned.
Aakash Chopra additionally listed the rationale why Sundar is perhaps a part of the group through the IND vs SL ultimate. In accordance with Chopra, Staff India wants an off-spinner within the match.
“You would possibly see Washington Sundar taking part in as a result of one other spinner must be performed right here and we’re lacking an off-spinner as nicely. There shall be adjustments on this group. They rested everybody within the final match. Now there isn’t a have to relaxation, that is the ultimate,” the cricket-turned-commentator additional mentioned.
Washington Sundar’s choice is just restricted to the Asia Cup 2023 ultimate. Since he’s a part of the Asian Video games 2023, he won’t substitute Axar Patel within the forthcoming ICC World Cup 2023 in October.
The 23-year-old participant has performed 16 ODIs in his profession. He accounts for 233 runs throughout 9 innings at a mean of 29.12. The proper-arm spinner has additionally hunted 16 scalps averaging 27.19. He final performed an ODI sport in January this 12 months.
In the meantime, the India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2023 ultimate takes place on Sunday, September 17 at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The lads-in-blue crushed Sri Lanka of their earlier conflict in Tremendous 4 spherical. Nevertheless, they should outplay Sri Lanka as soon as once more to seize the trophy.