IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Washington Sundar will miss the remainder of the IPL as he failed to recover from a finger injury he suffered while on tour with the Indian Test team in England.
All-rounder Washington Sundar was on Monday ruled out of the rest of the IPL starting September 19 within the UAE as his finger injury in England had not fully healed and he couldn’t clear the fitness test at the NCA. Washington, who plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore within the IPL, had traveled to England with the Indian team but returned to the country after injuring his finger while playing during a county game, which was a exhibition game for the visitors. worked as. The 21-year-old, who is an off-spinner and a useful batsman, came on for the county side and was hit by India pacer Mohammad Siraj, forcing the all-rounder to be ruled out of the tour.
“Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the remaining matches of VIVO IPL 2021 due to a finger injury,” the IPL franchise said in a statement.
Bengal cricketer Akash Deep, who is the net bowler with the franchise, has been named as the replacement for the rest of the IPL.