Nagpur: They bowl in powerplay. They bowl in the middle overs as the opposition tries to snatch the game. If his team needs it, they bowl in death overs. Basically, they always bowl difficult overs.
Is there anything Washington Sunderry can’t do?
When Sundar brought back India on Thursday, Deepak Chahar leaked 14 runs in the opening over and India scored a modest 161 against Australia in the first T20 International. Sunder managed to impress the Australian openers with his two-over spell at Powerplay. He eventually completed his quota with a score of 4-016-0, helping India win by 11 runs.
This is not the first time Sunder has run. He has been doing it since 2017, after playing on behalf of the Rising Supergiant Pune after getting on the scene during IPL 10.
When the 2017 IPL season came to a close, Rising Supergiant Pune was under intense pressure after the previous season’s worst. He chose Steve Smith over Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the season to lead the team. He changed the spell of his team from Supergiants to Supergiants. Every move was calculated because management wanted to plug every loophole.
Prior to the start of the tournament, he was taken aback when his main off-spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin, was picked up and dismissed by Sportswear. He nullified some off-spinners but eventually went for “bowling early batsman”.
He represented India as the opening batsman in the ICC Under-19 World Cup and opened for Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy. Also, he was selected over Parvez Rasool, who had already played for the country and had IPL experience. Prasanna Agorum, the then Supergiant Performance Analyst, pitched 19-year-old Sunder after bowling.
“When I recommended that this guy play Ashwin, there were questions like,” We are looking for a full-time spinner and not a bowling batsman. ” Lengths need to be addressed. For a 19-year-old to bowl those lengths consistently and the speed he is bowling is special, “Agoram told TOI.
He is now an established Twenty20 off-spinner. He has already won the Man of the Series title in the 2018 Nidahas Trophy. He is the only Indian in the IPL 2020 to have an economy rate of less than six years.
Sundar’s rise as an off spinner is phenomenal. They usually bowl at Powerplay and often don’t work for their team. While Royal Challengers Bangalore performed well after three after, Sunder played a part. It started in 2017 during the Supergiants match against defending champion Sunrisers Hyderabad. David Warner was in glowing form and it was difficult for most teams to include him.
“When I suggested to Fleming about Sunderland’s bowling, he asked me to give a strong reason for this move. I highlighted the Champions League match between the RCB and the New South Wales Blues in 2012. I was part of the RCB. “This action is clicking as Dilshan has only scored 11 runs in four overs when he scored 202 against Warner and Shane Watson,” Agoram explained.
“I told Fleming that Sunder could do the same thing against Warner. Finally, the move clicked because Sunder’s figures were 3-0-19-0 on the powerplay. Warner could not find a way to get away with Sunder. (He lost by just one run), Sunder played a very big role.
Agoram took Sunder under his wing and began to guide him. “Since we speak the same language (Tamil), I can make him comfortable. He was picking my brains, discussing his tactics against different batsmen. He worked so hard and attracted everyone and everyone. Transformed person. ”Agoram also said that Cricket South Africa’s performance assistant coach.
“Someone is bowling in powerplay all the time and it is very special in IPL, which is close to international standards. They are precisely planned and executed very well. Goes away, ”he said.
Agoram hopes that if Sunder strives for his batting, he will be a “big asset” to India. “People now know him as a batting off-spinner. He can hit the ball to the Sixer but I’m not sure he takes his batting seriously. He is already doing it.


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