Washington Sundar excelled with the bat within the fourth and remaining Test in opposition to England in Ahmedabad.© BCCI
Washington Sundar was one of many heroes of India’s emphatic win over England within the fourth and remaining Test that helped the hosts win the four-match sequence 3-1. Sundar, who made a reputation for himself thanks to his gritty batting in Australia, as soon as once more excelled with the bat in hand, scoring an excellent 96 not out to assist India take a decisive first innings lead in Ahmedabad. However, the younger left-hander was left stranded 4 wanting a deserved century after the hosts misplaced their remaining three wickets on the identical rating. At the time, former India cricketer Wasim Jaffer had put out a meme from a scene from the film ‘3 Idiots’, poking enjoyable on the trio of Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Siraj — the three gamers that have been dismissed earlier than Sundar may attain his maiden hundred.
Late on Monday, Washington Sundar responded to Jaffer’s tweet.
Thanks loads bhaiya! Dad will certainly deal with them with numerous biryani and Halwa!
— Washington Sundar (@Sundarwashi5) March 8, 2021
It all began when Sundar, in his maiden Test innings in Brisbane in opposition to Australia, scored a brave 62 to bail India out of a precarious scenario. India went on to win the Gabba Test and clinch the sequence in Australia.
However, Washington Sundar’s father had expressed his disappointment on his son lacking out on 100.
India Crush England
Sundar’s 96 was essential to India’s trigger because the hosts gained by an innings and 25 runs to e-book their place within the World Test Championship remaining in opposition to New Zealand in June.
India have been in bother after England lowered them to 146 for six within the first innings. But a rampant Rishabh Pant and Sundar bought collectively to notch a 113-run partnership and put India within the driver’s seat.
India have been bowled out for 365 with Sundar stranded on 96 as India took a 160-run lead. Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel spun an online across the English batsmen within the second innings, each taking five-wicket hauls, because the guests have been packed off for 135.
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