Shikhar Dhawan commented on the absence of Washington Sundar from the squad for the sequence towards Zimbabwe and hailed him as an necessary participant for the workforce.
Dhawan feels that India does have sufficient backup within the spin division for the Zimbabwe sequence (Courtesy: PTI)
- Sundar was dominated out after sustaining an damage throughout his county stint
- Shahbaz Ahmed was named as Sundar’s substitute for the Zimbabwe sequence
- Dhawan admitted that India will miss the companies of the 22-year-old
Shikhar Dhawan has commented on Washington Sundar lacking out on the Zimbabwe ODI sequence as a result of an damage, saying that he’s fairly an necessary participant for the workforce.
India suffered an enormous blow when Sundar was dominated out from the three-match sequence after sustaining an damage throughout his County stint with Lancashire. The 22-year-old will now bear rehabilitation on the NCA and was changed within the squad by Shahbaz Ahmed.
Talking on the press convention, as quoted by News 18, Dhawan admitted that the workforce would miss the companies of Sundar and hailed him as an necessary participant for the workforce. The southpaw additionally went on to say that there are sufficient spinners within the squad who would offer stable backup all through the three-match sequence.
“He’s fairly an necessary participant. Now we have received a substitute now. Shahbaz (Ahmed) is coming in. However we now have received different spinners as effectively within the aspect. Now we have received fairly a balanced aspect. Kuldeep Yadav is there, Deepak Hooda bowls off-spin. We’re going to miss him (Sundar). On the similar time, we’ve received good backup as effectively.”
“Very sad that Washington is out. It is part and parcel of our field, these things happen. Hope that he recovers soon,” said Dhawan.
Dhawan, who is one of the senior members of the squad, also believes that the youngsters will get a good opportunity to shine against Zimbabwe.
“We guys are happy to be here. It’s a good feeling to be back here. I remember when I came in 2014 or something (2013), It was good. The wickets are quite good over here and I am sure that youngsters over here are looking forward to playing the matches. Few of the boys have been touring a lot. I am sure they are going to get chances over here,” said Dhawan.
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