Washington Sundar was ruled out of the second phase of the IPL starting September 19 in the UAE due to a finger injury he sustained in England and his inability to pass the NCA fitness test.
While Washington was with the Indian team in England, he came home after injured his finger while playing in a County game that acted as a rehearsal for the visitors.
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The 21-year-old off-spinner and batsman was hit by India pacer Mohammed Siraj, forcing him out of the tour.
Washington Sundar of Royal Challengers Bangalore has been declared out of the rest of the Vivo IPL 2021 owing to a finger injury.
A replacement for the remainder of the IPL has been named: Bengal cricketer Akash Deep.
Washington failed a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru, sources told PTI.
With only one IPL game remaining, Washington’s inclusion in the Indian World Twenty20 squad remains to be seen.