The Indian all-rounder, Washington Sundar took to social media to share a few pictures of himself with music maestro AR Rahman. Sundar, who is currently preparing for the upcoming Test series against England, captioned the pictures as “To a blissful evening.” Washington Sundar made his Test debut in the recently-concluded series in Australia.
The Indian all-rounder impressed one and all in his debut Test match. He managed to scalp four wickets and scored 84 runs, including a fifty in the first innings, which helped India registered a three-wicket win over Australia at Gabba in Brisbane and clinch the four-match series 2-1.
To a blissful evening! 😇 pic.twitter.com/wz9KFTEVUy
— Washington Sundar (@Sundarwashi5) January 26, 2021
Sundar, who became the 301st Test cricketer to make a debut for India In Test cricket when he took the field at The Gabba, had posted a picture with his father on Sunday, flaunting his Test cap. Sundar, inspired by the Indian head coach Ravi Shastri, expressed his desire to one day open the batting for the country in Test cricket.
Talking about the same, Washington Sundar had said, “I think it will be a blessing for me if I ever get an opportunity to open the batting for India in Tests. I think I will accept the challenge just like our coach Ravi sir did during his playing days.”
In the Brisbane Test, India was in danger of conceding a humongous first-innings lead after being reduced to 186 for 6, in reply to Australia’s 369.
Sundar and Thakur managed to churn-out half-centuries as the duo put on a vital 123-run partnership for the seventh wicket to bail India out of trouble in the first innings and help the visitors script a memorable series win on the Australian soil.