The all-rounder picked up the injury while his time in England
Washington Sundar suffered a fracture on his finger during a first-class practice match during India’s ongoing tour of England in July
Sundar was hit on his finger when he was playing for County Select XI against India in the warm-up game.
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A bouncer from Mohammed Siraj caught the all rounder on his finger which resulted in ending his tour of England
RCB announced a replacement player for Washington Sundar on Monday.
Akash Deep, a state cricketer from Bengal and net bowler with the franchise is the replacement for Sundar
A statement from the club stated
“The move reiterates the focus RCB has on grooming and nurturing young players as the team continues to develop exceptional talents and create a pathway for young talents to find their way into IPL and Indian Cricket,”
Washington Sundar has been integral part of Royal Challengers Bangalore side, bowling crucial overs in the powerplay.
Sundar picked up an impressive 27 wickets in 47 matches for the Royal Challengers Bangalore with a good economy rate of little over 6
Sundar began his IPl career with Rising Pune Supergiant before he went to RCB in IPL 2018
. RCB bought the all-rounder back in IPL 2021 auction for a price of Rs 3.2 crore.
RCB also named Wanidu Hasaranga, Sri Lanka’s highly-rated spinner as replacement for Adam Zampa
They also signed Sri Lanka pacer Dushmantha Chameera and Singapore all-rounder Tim David for the remainder of IPL 2021.