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Washington Sundar Focuses on Keeping Things Simple in IPL 2020

October 14, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

The all-rounder of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Washington Sundar, is constantly developing his game through his experience in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Sundar, who has been playing an important role in the bowling department of RCB, took two wickets on Monday in their win against KKR.

RCB bowlers were at the top form of their games as they limited the score of KKR to 112 at the loss of 9 wickets in the specified 20 overs to enlist a major success of 82 runs. Sundar got the crucial wicket of Eoin Morgan and Nitish Rana as he returned figures of 2/20.

Washington Sundar did not like to experiment with many things in Sharjah

Sundar said that he needs to keep things simple and hit the hard length over and again. He has been working on similar lines all through the season. His tactics have been functioning admirably for him. He additionally included that while bowling against KKR, he did not like to experiment with an excessive number of things as they were playing in Sharjah.

“I just want to keep things simple and hit the hard length over and again. That’s something which has been working for me in this particular season,”.

Sundar said at the post-match press conference.

“I didn’t want to try too many things just because you’re playing in Sharjah and a very important win for us.”

According to Sundar, they know if they don't play the IPL, they won't get far. The IPL gives the benchmark for them to get selected for the Indian team. No one can accuse them since the players have to have T20 abilities else they won't be able to play too much cricket.

The 21-year-old has an amazing economy pace of 4.90 this IPL season, bowling under the shadow of India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, even in front of Afghanistan's star spinner Rashid Khan (5.03).

Virat Kohli’s RCB has begun in the IPL 2020 decently. They are in contention to be eligible for the playoffs of this season. The Bangalore-based franchise has the record of reaching the finals of three IPL seasons earlier. RCB reached the finals of IPL last time in 2016. But, from that point, they have been at the lower part of the IPL table. Besides, in 2019, the franchise ended up last with only 5 wins from 14 matches.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh