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Washington Sundar got the `Man of the Match' at the youngest of 17 years!

May 17, 2017

In the first qualifier of the IPL-10, Washington Precious played a key role in getting the final ticket to Rising Pune Superjaint. In a 20-run win against Mumbai Indians, this uppermost off spinner took 3 for 16 in 4 overs. Thanks to his performance, he made two big records in IPL together.

1.Washington Sunder made record of Man of the Match award at the youngest of the IPL. He became the IPL player who achieved this record in 17 years and 223 days. No player was given the man of the match before the age of 18.

2. The record of getting three wickets at an early age in one innings of the IPL has also been made. They left Kamran Khan’s record behind.

At the youngest three wickets (3-wkt haul)
17 years 223 days Washington,  2017
18 years 044 days Kamran Khan, 2009
18 years 169 days Pradeep Sangwan, 2009
18 years 181 days Jayadev Unadkat, 2010

Who is this Washington Sundar?

3. Washington Sundar, which was included in the team of Pune instead of star of spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin was out of IPL-10 due to sports hernia.

4. Washington Sundar born in Chennai in 1999. Starting cricket at the age of 11. First run the second division league in Chennai.

5. Washington right-handed off spinners, who bat with the left hand. They can make runs faster in death overs.

6. Bowling on the nets, he attract Superjaint captain Steve Smith very strongly, after which he was given a chance in the team.

7. In 2014, Washington was included into the Under-19 team of India at the age of 15.  He also made a big contribution in the journey of India’s Under-19 World Cup Final to 2016.

8. With the performance of Under-19, Washington Sunder made a debut in Tamil Nadu in first class cricket in October 2016. Although he did not get a chance to bowl in the first match. Batting as an opener, he scored a solid 40 in the second innings.

9. Affected by his bowling in the 2016 Tamil Nadu Premier League he took 11 wickets in 9 matches. The economy rate was 5.54.

10. Washington was the part of the Tamil Nadu team that won the Vijay Hazare Trophy and Deodhar Trophy of 2017.

11. Washington participated in the trials of the Rising Pune Superjaint. His competitor was Parvez Rasool who played by Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian team. Despite being less experienced he got a chance in the team.

12. Washington’s family is very much connected to cricket. His father was his first coach. Sister MS Shelaja has also played cricket.

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